Saint-Léonard

geographical name Saint-Lé·o·nard \ ˌsaⁿ-ˌlā-ə-ˈnär ; sānt-ˈle-nərd , sənt- \

Definition of Saint-Léonard

former town in southern Quebec, Canada, that is now part of Montreal (city)

Ward Leonard system

noun Ward Leon·ard system \ ˈwȯrdˈlenərd- \

Definition of Ward Leonard system

:a regenerative electrical system by which variations in motor speeds for all loads carried by a motor are obtained without rheostatic losses in the main circuit

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Origin and Etymology of ward leonard system

after Harry Ward Leonard †1915 American electrical engineer & inventor


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