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.

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Origin of litz wire

1925–30; partial translation of German Litzendraht wire made up of strands, equivalent to Litze (<Latin līcium thread) + Draht wire
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