Definitions for "Rheostat"
A contrivance for adjusting or regulating the strength of electrical currents, operating usually by the intercalation of resistance which can be varied at will.
resistor for regulating current
an adjustable electrical switch that can be tested and, as necessary, replaced
Keywords:  regelwiderstand
rheostat Regelwiderstand
Keywords:  dial, wire, heat, source, device
a dial type device that you wire into your heat source