shunt-wound

[shuhnt-wound]
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adjective Electricity.

noting a motor or a generator that has the field circuit connected in parallel with the armature winding.

Nearby words

  1. shulwar,
  2. shumen,
  3. shun,
  4. shunpike,
  5. shunt,
  6. shunter,
  7. shunting engine,
  8. shunto,
  9. shura,
  10. shush

Compare series-wound.

Origin of shunt-wound

First recorded in 1880–85

Related formsshunt winding, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for shunt-wound

shunt-wound

adjective

electrical engineering (of a motor or generator) having the field and armature circuits connected in parallelCompare series-wound
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