overcompound

transitive verb
over·​compound | \ "+ \

Definition of overcompound

: to add series coils to (a compounded dynamo) beyond those required to maintain a constant terminal voltage with the result that the voltage increases with the current load

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“Overcompound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overcompound. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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