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armature

(ar′mă-chŭr) [L. armatura, armor]
1. In biology, a structure that serves to protect or is used to attack a predator (e.g., a stinger).
2. A part of an electrical generator, consisting of a coil of insulated wire mounted around a soft iron core.
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In this regard let us assume collector's thermal coupling with armature to be a one-dimensional field, and for defining direction of motion of heat flow between armature and collector and also for estimating its rate, let us use values of average temperatures of collector copper and armature winding:
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Once sketches are complete, distribute wire and give students time to complete their armature.
The values for armature diameter and core length obtained by all methods are given in Table 5 for comparison.
Under load conditions the currents in the armature winding of the PM generator will create the secondary magnetic field, which will cause the armature to react affecting the resulting magnetic field.
In Drosophila larvae the cephalopharyngeal armature is a complex structure consisting of a pair of hooks which posteriorly articulate with the so-called H-piece (Jurgens et al.
I planned this project partly because I wanted to give lesbians stronger psychological armature against homophobia," says Faderman.
And in a surrealist treatment of "Sweet Sue (Just You)" Philip Gardner, featureless in a blank mask, moons over a disembodied torso floating around him on a wire armature, just out of reach.
The rings are then mounted on rollers in such a way that studs on different rings would be lined up in a special way beneath an armature resembling the arm of a phonograph.
A Warner Electric automotive air-conditioning-compressor clutch consists of three basic components: (1) a rotor/pulley (welded assembly plus pressed ball bearing) driven by a car's fan belt, (2) an electrical coil assembly (a wound coil potted in epoxy within a steel shell), and (3) an armature assembly (friction plate, body and miscellaneous parts) mounted on the compressor shaft to engage the friction face of the rotor/pulley when the coil is energized.
Limited Tenders are invited for 1)Converter For Four Quadrant Operation Input: 3-Phase,400V Ac, 50Hz, Output: Armature 420Vdc; 60A, Field: 325V; 10A.
The newspaper acted as a simple armature to help the hollow structures retain volume.