Manganin [mang-guh-nin] Examples Trademark.
- a brand name for an alloy of copper, manganese, and nickel, having various electrical applications.
Examples from the Web for manganin Historical Examples of manganin
The two principal alloys discovered by Dr. Weston, and used in his instruments, are manganin and nickelin.
On the whole, manganin appears to be the best material for coil boxes and “secondary” resistance standards.
British Dictionary definitions for manganin Manganin 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