Definition of induction machine
1 : an electric machine operating by electrostatic induction
2 : an alternating-current machine (as an induction motor or induction generator) in which primary and secondary windings rotate with respect to each other and in which energy is transferred from one circuit to the other circuit by electromagnetic induction
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