magnetic fluid clutch

noun

Definition of magnetic fluid clutch

: a fluid clutch in which the coupling fluid consists of finely divided ferromagnetic material suspended in oil or other liquid and is rendered practically solid when subjected to a strong magnetic field between the driving and the driven surfaces

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“Magnetic fluid clutch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetic%20fluid%20clutch. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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