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litz wire

[lits] /lɪts/
noun, Electricity.
a wire used as a conductor of alternating current, composed of a number of insulated strands woven together to reduce skin effect.
Origin of litz wire
1925-30; partial translation of German Litzendraht wire made up of strands, equivalent to Litze (< Latin līcium thread) + Draht wire Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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