compound-wound

[ kom-pound-wound ]
/ ˈkɒm paʊndˈwaʊnd /

adjective Electricity.

noting an electric device in which part of the field circuit is in parallel with the armature circuit and part is in series with it.

QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
decorum

OTHER WORDS FROM compound-wound

compound winding [wahyn-ding] /ˈwaɪn dɪŋ/, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for compound-wound