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linear induction motor
or
linear-induction motor
Word Origin
noun
,
Electricity, Railroads.
1.
an electric motor in which a movable part moves in a straight line, with power being supplied by a varying magnetic field set up by a fixed part of the system, as a metal rail on the ground.
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Also called
linear motor
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induction motor
.
Origin of
linear induction motor
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1965-1970
1965-70
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Contemporary definitions for
linear induction motor
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noun
See
linear motor
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