synchro unit

[ sing-kroh ]
/ ˈsɪŋ kroʊ /

noun Electricity.

a type of alternating-current motor designed to maintain continuously, at some remote location, the same rotational angle that may be imposed by force upon the electrically connected rotating element of a similar motor.

Nearby words

  1. synchondrodial joint,
  2. synchondroseotomy,
  3. synchondrosis,
  4. synchondrotomy,
  5. synchro,
  6. synchro-,
  7. synchrocyclotron,
  8. synchroflash,
  9. synchromesh,
  10. synchromism

Origin of synchro unit

synchro, shortened form of synchronous

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