from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The process of so winding the field-coils of a direct current generator as to obtain a constant difference of potential at a given point in the circuit supplied by the generator.
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One can absorb the loss in transmission frequently, by over-compounding the machine.
The task of over-compounding a dynamo can be done by any trained electrician.
To make the task of over-compounding your own dynamo even more simple, write to the manufacturers, giving style and factory number of your machine.
This is simple and cheap, if one buys the right dynamo in the first instance; or if he can do the over-compounding himself, by the method described in the concluding paragraphs of Chapter Seven.