synchronous motor


noun Electricity.

a synchronous machine that acts as a motor.

Nearby words

  1. synchronoscope,
  2. synchronous,
  3. synchronous converter,
  4. synchronous machine,
  5. synchronous meteorological satellite,
  6. synchronous orbit,
  7. synchronous rotation,
  8. synchronous speed,
  9. synchronously,
  10. synchrony

Origin of synchronous motor

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for synchronous motor

synchronous motor

noun

an alternating-current motor that runs at a speed that is equal to or is a multiple of the frequency of the supply
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