How can a circuit be activated by a brief current?

A momentary N.O. push switch which is quickly pressed (again for about a half second) by a force. How can the brief signal from from the switch make current flow through Nichrome wire for about 5-10 seconds. The intention is for the Nichrome to get fairly hot. Is this possible using only a power supply, resistors,... show more A momentary N.O. push switch which is quickly pressed (again for about a half second) by a force. How can the brief signal from from the switch make current flow through Nichrome wire for about 5-10 seconds. The intention is for the Nichrome to get fairly hot. Is this possible using only a power supply, resistors, relays, capacitors, and switches?
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