capacitor motor

noun

: a single-phase alternating-current motor having a main winding that receives energy directly from the power line and a second usually auxiliary winding that receives energy through a capacitor, the currents in the two windings differing in phase and producing torque

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“Capacitor motor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capacitor%20motor. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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