autotransformer

autotransformer
noun Date: 1895 a transformer in which the primary and secondary coils have part or all of their turns in common

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Autotransformer — Au to*trans*form er, n. [Auto + transformer.] (Elec.) A transformer in which part of the primary winding is used as a secondary winding, or vice versa; called also a {compensator} or {balancing coil}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • autotransformer — [ôt΄ō trans΄fôrm′ər] n. Elec. a transformer with at least part of the windings common to both the primary and the secondary circuits …   English World dictionary

  • Autotransformer — An autotransformer (sometimes called autoformer ) [ Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill, The Art of Electronics Second Edition , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge MA, 1989, ISBN 0 521 37095 7, page 58 ] is an electrical transformer with only one… …   Wikipedia

  • autotransformer — autotransformatorius statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. auto type transformer; autotransformer vok. Autotrafo, m; Autotransformator, m; Spartrafo, m; Spartransformator, m; Sparumspanner, m rus. автотрансформатор, m pranc.… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • autotransformer — autotransformatorius statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Elektrinis transformatorius, kurio žemesniosios įtampos apvija dažniausiai yra aukštesniosios įtampos apvijos dalis. atitikmenys: angl. autotransformer vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • autotransformer — autotransformatorius statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. autoformer; autotransformer vok. Autotransformator, m; Spartransformator, m rus. автотрансформатор, m pranc. autotransformateur, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • autotransformer — /aw toh trans fawr meuhr/, n. Elect. a transformer having a single coil that serves as both a primary coil and a secondary coil. [1890 95; AUTO 1 + TRANSFORMER] * * * …   Universalium

  • autotransformer — noun a transformer with a single winding, output being taken from taps …   Wiktionary

  • autotransformer — au·to·trans·form·er .ȯt ō tran(t)s fȯr mər n a transformer in which the primary and secondary coils have part or all of their turns in common …   Medical dictionary

  • autotransformer — noun an electrical transformer which has a single winding of which part is common to both primary and secondary circuits …   English new terms dictionary

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