synchronous motor
noun Date: 1897 an electric motor having a speed strictly proportional to the frequency of the operating current

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  • synchronous motor — noun an electric motor having a speed exactly proportional to the current frequency …   English new terms dictionary

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  • synchronous motor — /sɪŋkrənəs ˈmoʊtə/ (say singkruhnuhs mohtuh) noun an alternating current motor in which the average speed of normal operation is exactly proportional to the frequency of the system to which it is connected …   Australian English dictionary

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