angle of lag

Definition of angle of lag

  1. 1 :  the angle through which the brushes of a commutator of a direct-current motor or generator must be shifted from the neutral plane on account of the armature reaction

  2. 2 :  the angle by which the current in an alternating-current circuit lags behind the electromotive force

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1886

First Known Use of angle of lag

1886


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