rheocrat

Rheocrat

Rhe"o*crat\, n. [Gr. "rei^n to flow + kratei^n to rule.] (Elec.) A kind of motor speed controller permitting of very gradual variation in speed and of reverse. It is especially suitable for use with motor driven machine tools.
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