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Manganin

[mang-guh-nin] /ˈmæŋ gə nɪn/
Trademark.
1.
a brand name for an alloy of copper, manganese, and nickel, having various electrical applications.
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  • The two principal alloys discovered by Dr. Weston, and used in his instruments, are Manganin and nickelin.

    Inventors at Work George Iles
  • On the whole, Manganin appears to be the best material for coil boxes and "secondary" resistance standards.

    On Laboratory Arts Richard Threlfall
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Manganin

/ˈmæŋɡənɪn/
noun
1.
trademark an alloy of copper containing manganese (13–18 per cent) and nickel (1–4 per cent): it has a high electrical resistance that does not vary greatly with temperature and is used in resistors
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