Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The stationary part of a motor, dynamo, turbine, or other working machine about which a rotor turns.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The stationary element of an electric machine, more particularly of an induction-motor.
  • noun An immovable element of a machine which is also its armature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Elec.) The stationary member of an electrical machine, as of an induction motor.
  • noun (Steam Turbine) The case inclosing a turbine wheel; the body of stationary blades or nozzles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The stationary part of a motor or other machine.

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

  • noun mechanical device consisting of the stationary part of a motor or generator in or around which the rotor revolves

Etymologies

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

[Latin, one that stands, from stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

  • Duke Energy said the protest in a South C.rolina parking lot shouldn't slow the three-month trip to move the equipment, called a stator, from a port in the southern part of the state to a power generating plant under construction near C.iffside, N.C. The part had been parked in a lot near Greenville for about a week when four protesters scaled a fence around 8: 45 a.m.

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  • Duke Energy said the protest in a South C.rolina parking lot shouldn't slow the three-month trip to move the equipment, called a stator, from a port in the southern part of the state to a power generating plant under construction near C.iffside, N.C. The part had been parked in a lot near Greenville for about a week when four protesters scaled a fence around 8: 45 a.m.

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  • The stator is the stationary coil in an electric motor in which the rotor, attached to the drive shaft spins.

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  • The vehicle also comes with a hand-wound stator and increased winding density for lower resistance and higher peak torque (the stator is the stationary part of an electric generator or electric motor).

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  • Duke Energy said the protest in a South C.rolina parking lot shouldn't slow the three-month trip to move the equipment, called a stator, from a port in the southern part of the state to a power generating plant under construction near C.iffside, N.C. The part had been parked in a lot near Greenville for about a week when four protesters scaled a fence around 8: 45 a.m.

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  • Duke Energy said the protest in a South C.rolina parking lot shouldn't slow the three-month trip to move the equipment, called a stator, from a port in the southern part of the state to a power generating plant under construction near C.iffside, N.C. The part had been parked in a lot near Greenville for about a week when four protesters scaled a fence around 8: 45 a.m.

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  • The excitation current for the exciter is provided by a DC current to the exciter stator which is generated by the output power of the main generator.

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  • Tamron's USD works with the high-frequency ultrasonic vibrations that are produced by a ring called a 'stator'.

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  • The vehicle also comes with a hand-wound stator and increased winding density for lower resistance and higher peak torque (the stator is the stationary part of an electric generator or electric motor.

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  • From the ultrasonic bath we proceeded to the chamber vacuum sealer, the ultra-high-pressure homogenizer, the rotor-stator homogenizer -- well, just see the gallery.

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