A rotating part of the device: electric motor, turbine, generator.

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SEEBECK EFFECT

When two different adjacent metals are heated, an electric current is generated between the metals.

DIELECTRIC STRENGTH

A measure of the ability of an insulating material to withstand electric stress (voltage) without failure. Fluids with high dielectric strength (usually expressed in volts or kilovolts) are good electrical insulators. (ASTM Designation D 877.)

AMMETER

An instrument for measuring the magnitude of electric current flow.

ARC

A flash, caused by an electric current ionizing a gas or vapor.

ASME PART PEB SECTION I

Requirements for electric boilers.

BACK WORK RATIO

Is the fraction of the gas turbine work used to drive the compressor.

ARMATURE BAR

Copper bars used in place of wire windings, in large armatures, generators, or motors.

ARMATURE

the rotating part of an electric motor or generator. The moving part of a relay or vibrator.

ARC WELDING

A process where coalescence is obtained by heating with an electric arc.

ARC FURNACE

An electric furnace, in which heat is produced by an arc between two electrodes.

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