adjective Electricity.

noting a commutator motor in which the field circuit and armature circuit are connected in series.

Compare shunt-wound.

Origin of series-wound

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(of a motor or generator) having the field and armature circuits connected in seriesCompare shunt-wound
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