slip ring

noun

Definition of slip ring

: one of two or more continuous conducting rings from which the brushes take or to which they deliver current in a generator or motor

First Known Use of slip ring

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for slip ring

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“Slip ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slip%20ring. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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