dynamotor

[ dahy-nuh-moh-ter ]
/ ˈdaɪ nəˌmoʊ tər /
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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. dynamogenesis,
  2. dynamograph,
  3. dynamometer,
  4. dynamometer car,
  5. dynamometry,
  6. dynast,
  7. dynastic,
  8. dynastid,
  9. dynasty,
  10. dynatron

Origin of dynamotor

First recorded in 1905–10; dyna- + motor

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British Dictionary definitions for dynamotor

dynamotor

/ (ˈdaɪnəˌməʊtə) /

noun

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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