adjective (Electrical engineering: Circuits, Electrical power, Computing and control) Resistive material shows electrical resistance.
COLLOCATIONS: ~ wire~ circuit~ load ⇒ A terminator is a resistive load placed at the end of a cable to prevent data signals from reflecting back into the data path. ⇒ A resistive load is a resistor that is measured in ohms and is always the same regardless of the signal voltage across it, AC or DC. ⇒ Resistive material shows electrical resistance.
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