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stator

noun sta·tor \ˈstā-tər\

Definition of STATOR

:  a stationary part in a machine in or about which a rotor revolves
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Origin of STATOR

New Latin, from Latin, one that stands, from stare to stand — more at stand
First Known Use: 1895

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