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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.
Origin of field winding
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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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