[ dahy-nuh-moh-ter ]

  1. an electric machine for transforming direct current into alternating current or for altering the voltage of direct current, having two armature windings on the same core and a common magnetic field.

Origin of dynamotor

First recorded in 1905–10; dyna- + motor

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/ (ˈdaɪnəˌməʊtə) /

  1. an electrical machine having a single magnetic field and two independent armature windings of which one acts as a motor and the other a generator: used to convert direct current from a battery into alternating current

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