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induction motor

noun

Definition of INDUCTION MOTOR

:  an alternating-current motor in which torque is produced by the reaction between a varying magnetic field generated in the stator and the current induced in the coils of the rotor

First Known Use of INDUCTION MOTOR

1897

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