linear induction motor
noun see linear motor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • linear (induction) motor — or linear motor n. an electric motor that produces thrust in a direct line, as distinguished from the rotary motion produced by a rotary engine, by the interaction of a moving magnetic field and the current induced by the field * * * …   Universalium

  • linear (induction) motor — or linear motor n. an electric motor that produces thrust in a direct line, as distinguished from the rotary motion produced by a rotary engine, by the interaction of a moving magnetic field and the current induced by the field …   English World dictionary

  • linear (induction) motor — or linear motor n. an electric motor that produces thrust in a direct line, as distinguished from the rotary motion produced by a rotary engine, by the interaction of a moving magnetic field and the current induced by the field …   English World dictionary

  • linear induction motor — Elect., Railroads. an electric motor in which a movable part moves in a straight line, with power being supplied by a varying magnetic field set up by a fixed part of the system, as a metal rail on the ground. Also, linear induction motor. Also… …   Useful english dictionary

  • linear induction motor — Elect., Railroads. an electric motor in which a movable part moves in a straight line, with power being supplied by a varying magnetic field set up by a fixed part of the system, as a metal rail on the ground. Also, linear induction motor. Also… …   Universalium

  • Induction motor — An induction motor (IM) is a type of asynchronous AC motor where power is supplied to the rotating device by means of electromagnetic induction. Other commonly used name is squirrel cage motor due to the fact that the rotor bars with short… …   Wikipedia

  • induction motor — noun : any of several alternating current motors in which the torque is produced by the reaction between a varying or rotating magnetic field that is generated in stationary field magnets and the current that is induced in the coils or circuits… …   Useful english dictionary

  • induction motor — a type of electric motor in which alternating current from a power source is fed through a primary winding and induces a current in a secondary winding, with the parts arranged so that the resulting magnetic field causes a movable rotor to rotate …   Universalium

  • Linear motor — A linear motor or linear induction motor is essentially a multi phase alternating current (AC) electric motor that has had its stator unrolled so that instead of producing a torque (rotation) it produces a linear force along its length. The most… …   Wikipedia

  • linear measure — noun a unit of measurement of length • Syn: ↑linear unit • Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑unit • Hyponyms: ↑long measure, ↑astronomy unit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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