shunt-wound

[shuhnt-wound]
adjective Electricity.
noting a motor or a generator that has the field circuit connected in parallel with the armature winding.
Compare series-wound.


Origin:
1880–85

shunt winding, noun
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shunt-wound (ˈʃʌntˌwaʊnd)
 
adj
electrical engineering Compare series-wound (of a motor or generator) having the field and armature circuits connected in parallel

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Any shunt-wound dc motor can operate as either a motor or generator.
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