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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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The use of the presented modeling and measurement procedures is however limited to coil-guns using magnetic armatures.
In previous lessons, simple armatures were applied inside a sculpture, but students had never applied armatures (buttresses) on the outside of a sculpture for support.
Latching armature relays generally are used to measure very low voltages where low thermal offsets are important.
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.
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.
High magnetic linkage can demagnetize the permanent magnets with high armature current during either high-current accelerations or decelerations.
The velocity generated by the system is limited by rail strength and armature materials and their response to the high currents and extreme pressures generated during launch.
Service rewinding armatures, with review and / or supply new collector, the traction motors of locomotives E652 T910 C / O OMCL Verona.
Day 5: Students bring in found materials for armatures and make final decisions on the designs for their sculptures.
has begun producing the PerformancePlus Series of clutch/brakes, which have armatures and other friction surfaces of ceramic material.
Tool life is greatly extended with replaceable armatures and externally accessible carbon brushes.
The viewer is plunged into this melange and granted the opportunity to discover the fantasy's status as fiction, to inspect the flat forms and the flimsy wooden armatures on which the illusions rest.