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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An alternating-current motor, for use on single-phase circuits, in which the stationary field is similar to that of a single-phase induction-motor and the armature is like that of an ordinary direct-current machine with commutator and brushes. The armature is short-circuited through the brushes and, after starting, the motor is commonly converted automatically into a single-phase induction-motor by some mechanical device that connects all the commutator-bars together.


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