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field winding

[wahyn-ding]
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noun Electricity.
  1. the electrically conducting circuit, usually a number of coils wound on individual poles and connected in series, that produces the magnetic field in a motor or generator.
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Origin of field winding

First recorded in 1890–95
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field winding

noun
  1. the insulated current-carrying coils on a field magnet that produce the magnetic field intensity required to set up the electrical excitation in a generator or motor
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