Definition of synchronous motor in English:

synchronous motor

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  • An electric motor having a speed exactly proportional to the current frequency.
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    • The sources of such energy (e.g., 60 - Hz synchronous motors and transformers) of course are numerous in any building in the USA.
    • The two vessels are being equipped with four diesel generators which provide more than 2,500kW and use GM synchronous motors with permanent magnets.
    • The firm will also showcase its new multispindle machines available with CNC-driven synchronous motors or ball-screw spindles.

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