shunt winding

noun

Definition of shunt winding

: a winding so arranged as to divide the armature current and lead a portion of it around the field-magnet coils opposed to series winding

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“Shunt winding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shunt%20winding. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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