Definition of stator in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstādər/


1The stationary portion of an electric generator or motor, especially of an induction motor.
Example sentences
  • Thus the rotor half channels entering the stator play the same role as the permanent exit half channel in the stator of the proton motor.
  • Morganite are manufacturers of heavy industrial and domestic carbon brushes, electric panels, Zesco feeder pillars and fan stators for underground mining.
  • In addition, the printed circuit board comprises a flat flexible support on which the conductor tracks run from the stator to the rotor.
1.1A row of small stationary airfoils attached to the casing of an axial-flow turbine, positioned between the rotors.


Late 19th century: from stationary, on the pattern of rotor.

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Syllabification: sta·tor

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