eddy-current brake

noun

Definition of eddy-current brake

: a speed-control dynamometer in which the resistance to rotation is produced by eddy currents generated by the relative rotation of copper disks and magnets : an electromagnetic brake — compare magnetic damping

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“Eddy-current brake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eddy-current%20brake. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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