Definitions for: Stator


[n] mechanical device consisting of the stationary part of a motor or generator in or around which the rotor revolves



Webster (1913) Definition: Sta"tor, n. (Mach.)
A stationary part in or about which another part (the rotor)
revolves, esp. when both are large; as,
(a) (Elec.) The stationary member of an electrical machine,
as of an induction motor.
(b) (Steam Turbine) The case inclosing a turbine wheel; the
body of stationary blades or nozzles.

Synonyms: stator coil

Antonyms: rotor, rotor coil

See Also: electric motor, generator, mechanical device, turbine

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