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Manganin

[ mang-guh-nin ]
/ ˈmæŋ gə nɪn /
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Trademark.

a brand name for an alloy of copper, manganese, and nickel, having various electrical applications.

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Manganin
/ (ˈmæŋɡənɪn) /

noun

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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