Definition of Armature. Meaning of Armature. Synonyms of Armature

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Definition of Armature

Armature
Armature Ar"ma*ture, n. (Elec.) That part of a dynamo or electric generator or of an electric motor in which a current is induced by a relatively moving magnetic field. The armature usually consists of a series of coils or groups of insulated conductors surrounding a core of iron.
Armature
Armature Ar"ma*ture, n. [L. armatura, fr. armare to arm: cf. F. armature. See Arm, v. t., Armor.] 1. Armor; whatever is worn or used for the protection and defense of the body, esp. the protective outfit of some animals and plants. 2. (Magnetism) A piece of soft iron used to connect the two poles of a magnet, or electro-magnet, in order to complete the circuit, or to receive and apply the magnetic force. In the ordinary horseshoe magnet, it serves to prevent the dissipation of the magnetic force. 3. (Arch.) Iron bars or framing employed for the consolidation of a building, as in sustaining slender columns, holding up canopies, etc. --Oxf. Gloss.

Meaning of Armature from wikipedia

- Armature may refer to: Armature (computer animation), kinematic chain used in computer animation to simulate the motions of virtual characters Armature...
- electrical engineering, an armature is the component of an electric machine which carries alternating current. The armature windings conduct AC even on...
- rotating magnetic field with a stationary armature. Occasionally, a linear alternator or a rotating armature with a stationary magnetic field is used....
- In sculpture, an armature is a framework around which the sculpture is built. This framework provides structure and stability, especially when a plastic...
- Armature Studio, LLC is an American video game development studio in Austin, Texas. In April 2008, after completing Metroid Prime 3: Corruption in 2007...
- controlled by changing the voltage applied to the armature. The introduction of variable resistance in the armature circuit or field circuit allowed speed control...
- three-pole armatures. The brushes can now bridge two adjacent commutator segments without causing a short circuit. These three-pole armatures also have...
- field and armature circuit. Two ways to control DC separately excited motors are: 1. Armature Control. 2. Field Control. Modelling of armature control DC...
- Double-T armature - Shape of armature used in some motors and generators. Two 'T' shapes extending from axis. Its use in early Siemens dynamos caused a...
- years. It consists of two parts, a rotating armature and fixed field windings surrounding the rotating armature mounted around a shaft. The fixed field windings...
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