three-wire system

noun

Definition of three-wire system

: a constant potential system of electric distribution in which lamps or other receiving devices are connected between either one of two main conductors and a third wire and motors and heavy duty appliances are usually connected across the main conductors

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“Three-wire system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-wire%20system. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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