wave winding

noun

Definition of wave winding

: an armature winding in which the coils are laid in two layers and follow each other on the surface of the armature in the form of waves with the coils being so connected in series that there are only two paths for the flow of current whatever the number of poles in the machine

called also series winding

— compare lap winding, ring winding

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“Wave winding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20winding. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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