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air gap

noun
1.
Electricity. the space between two objects magnetically related, as between the rotor and the stator in a dynamo, or between two objects electrically related, as between the electrode and the tip of a spark plug.
Origin of air gap
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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