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# Does a resistor drop current or voltage?

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###### July 13, 2009 4:54AM

A resistor drops both voltage and current, however the term "drop" is generally used to indicate a voltage or current drop across the device, so it is more correctly stated that a resistor drops voltage, by allowing the current in the circuit to decrease.

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