Ward Leonard system

noun Ward Leon·ard system \ˈwȯrdˈlenərd-\

Definition of Ward Leonard system

  1. :  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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