shaded-pole motor

noun

Definition of shaded-pole motor

: a single-phase induction motor in small ratings made self-starting by flux displacement derived by means of a permanently short-circuited, high-resistance winding or loop encircling a fraction of the pole pitch or pole piece

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“Shaded-pole motor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shaded-pole%20motor. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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