field magnet

noun

Definition of field magnet

: a magnet for producing and maintaining a magnetic field especially in a generator or electric motor

First Known Use of field magnet

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Field magnet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20magnet. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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