Origin of resistor
Examples from the Web for resistor
As an assertor, as a resistor of Arminian denials, we may embrace him and go all lengths with him.The Gospel of St. John|Frederick Denison Maurice
late 14c., "one who resists;" 1580s, "that which resists;" agent noun in Latin form from resist. Specifically in electricity from 1905; resister was used in this sense from 1759.