a metal ring, usually of copper or cast iron, mounted so that current may be conducted through stationary brushes into or out of a rotating member.
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Origin of slip ring
First recorded in 1895–1900
OTHER WORDS FROM slip ringslip-ring, adjective
Words nearby slip ring
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British Dictionary definitions for slip ring
electrical engineering a metal ring, mounted on but insulated from a rotating shaft of a motor or generator, by means of which current can be led through stationary brushes into or out of a winding on the shaft
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