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synchronous machine

noun, Electricity
an alternating-current machine in which the average speed of normal operation is exactly proportional to the frequency of the system to which it is connected. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for synchronous machine
  • The inductor alternator is a synchronous machine that is unconventional in that no field windings are located on the rotor.
  • Unlike the inherent response of a synchronous machine, the response is not exactly the same under all operating conditions.
  • Electrically excited vibrations for condition monitoring of synchronous machine windings: an experimental study.
British Dictionary definitions for synchronous machine

synchronous machine

an electrical machine, whose rotating speed is proportional to the frequency of the alternating-current supply and independent of the load
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