[ seer-eez-wound ]
/ ˈsɪər izˌwaʊnd /
noting a commutator motor in which the field circuit and armature circuit are connected in series.
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Origin of series-wound
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for series-wound
Motors, as well as dynamos, are either shunt-wound or series-wound.The Library of Work and Play: Electricity and Its Everyday Uses|John F. Woodhull
British Dictionary definitions for series-wound
/ (ˈsɪəriːzˌwaʊnd, -rɪz-) /
(of a motor or generator) having the field and armature circuits connected in seriesCompare shunt-wound
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