litz wire

litz wire
\\ˈlits-\ noun
Etymology: part translation of German litzendraht, from litze braid, cord, lace + draht wire
: a wire composed of individually enameled copper strands braided together to reduce skin effect and consequent high-frequency resistance

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/lits/, Elect.
a wire used as a conductor of alternating current, composed of a number of insulated strands woven together to reduce skin effect.
[1925-30; partial trans. of G Litzendraht wire made up of strands, equiv. to Litze ( < L licium thread) + Draht wire]

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