from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An electric coil around a field magnet used to generate a magnetic field, as in an electric motor. Also called field winding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the electric coil around a field magnet that produces the magneto motive force to set up the flux in an electric machine


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