the resistance to an alternating current, expressed as the ratio of the power dissipated to the square of the effective current.
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How to use effective resistance in a sentence
Before the sleep-dazed Federals could offer effective resistance, Gordons men had possession of the fort and the batteries.The Civil War Through the Camera | Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
The Saxon bishops were feeble and indolent, and were not capable of making an effective resistance.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V | John Lord
It was unlikely that they would be able to oppose any effective resistance to the enemy's flank movement.1914 | John French, Viscount of Ypres
Sufficiently strong to overawe the Kirghiz, it could offer no effective resistance to an European force.Some Heroes of Travel | W. H. Davenport Adams
In the confusion of sudden rousing from sleep, she would 214 make no effective resistance.Heart of the Blue Ridge | Waldron Baily