stray energy

noun
variants: or stray power

Definition of stray energy

: electrical losses (as in a dynamo) due to friction, hysteresis, or eddy currents as distinguished from the loss from electric resistance in the conducting apparatus

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“Stray energy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stray%20energy. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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