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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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Latching armature relays generally are used to measure very low voltages where low thermal offsets are important.
The aim of the present study was to examine the fine structure of the posterior pharyngeal armature (skeleton) in full-grown larva of D.
The fibers are arranged parallel to the armature, such that the light produced by the impact is transmitted by the remaining (unimpacted) fiber.
In the LPEC of the electrodynamic type, the coil armature (CA) is a movable coil that is electrically connected to the inductor, i.
Houma Armature Works a specialises in motor and generator systems.
In the past Armenia imported armature from Ukraine and Georgia.
In traditional PM machines, the PPN of armature windings is designed to be equal to the PPN of PMs, so that the electro-mechanical energy conversion can be achieved by the interaction of fundamental components of the magnetic fields excited by the PMs and the armature currents.
Since the sculpture had to be hollow and free-standing, another challenge was to figure out where armatures would be needed.
Masking tape is used to tape the tube to the armature form and several layers of papier-mache are applied.
The motor instead relies on switches mounted to the armature, which can be turned off and on optically to regulate the induced armature current.
IDC termination does not require heat to strip the insulation and connect the armature winding, eliminating any possibility of heat-related damage to the commutator base or magnet wire.
The series uses a proprietary neodymium-iron magnet rotor structure and skewed armature assembly to optimize machine torque/volume.