stator

noun sta·tor \ ˈstā-tər \
|Updated on: 6 May 2018

Definition of stator

: a stationary part in a machine in or about which a rotor revolves

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Origin and Etymology of stator

New Latin, from Latin, one that stands, from stare to stand — more at stand


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