[ shuhnt-wound ]
/ ˈʃʌntˈwaʊnd /
noting a motor or a generator that has the field circuit connected in parallel with the armature winding.
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Origin of shunt-wound
First recorded in 1880–85
Related formsshunt winding, noun
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Examples from the Web for shunt-wound
Notice in the third place that this is a shunt-wound instrument.The Library of Work and Play: Electricity and Its Everyday Uses|John F. Woodhull
The engine is belted to a direct-current generator of the shunt-wound type.Farm Mechanics|Herbert A. Shearer
British Dictionary definitions for shunt-wound
/ (ˈʃʌntˌwaʊnd) /
electrical engineering (of a motor or generator) having the field and armature circuits connected in parallelCompare series-wound
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