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linear induction motor

or linear-induction motor

noun, Electricity, Railroads.
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.
Also called linear motor.
Compare induction motor.
Origin of linear induction motor
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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