from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In electricity, a device for obtaining a three-phase current by means of a generator or transformer having only two-phase coils, in which one terminal of one of the coils is connected to the middle point of the other while the three line-wires are attached to the three free ends of the coils.


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