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field winding

[wahyn-ding] /ˈwaɪn dɪŋ/
noun, Electricity
the electrically conducting circuit, usually a number of coils wound on individual poles and connected in series, that produces the magnetic field in a motor or generator.
1890-95 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for field winding
  • The field winding is directly cooled by hydrogen gas.
  • AA combination motor-generator which utilizes a common field winding.
  • The field winding coils are inserted into slots of the solid rotor body and locked in position with slot wedges.
British Dictionary definitions for field winding

field winding

the insulated current-carrying coils on a field magnet that produce the magnetic field intensity required to set up the electrical excitation in a generator or motor
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