linear induction motor
or linear-induction motor
noun Electricity, Railroads.
an electric motor in which a movable part moves in a straight line, with power being supplied by a varying magnetic field set up by a fixed part of the system, as a metal rail on the ground.
Compare induction motor.
Origin of linear induction motor
First recorded in 1965–70
Also called linear motor.
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