from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A device by which angular movement or position in a generator is transmitted to a motor.
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- n. a system consisting of a generator and a motor so connected that the motor will assume the same relative position as the generator; the generator and the motor are synchronized
sel(f) + syn(chronous).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)