balancer set

noun

Definition of balancer set

1 : two or more similar direct-current machines directly coupled together and connected in series across the outer conductors of a multiple-wire system of distribution for the purpose of maintaining the potentials of the intermediate wires of the system, which are connected to the junction points between the machines

called also compensator, equalizer set

2 : reactors or transformers with their wires so interconnected as to equalize the voltages between the wires of a multiple-wire alternating-current system

called also static balancer

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First Known Use of balancer set

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Balancer set.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balancer%20set. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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