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A temporary magnet made of a ferromagnetic core wound with insulated wire through which is passed an electric current. The current flow through the windings causes a magnetic field to build that will attract magnetic material.

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RESTRICTOR

A device for producing a deliberate pressure drop or resistance in a line by reducing the cross-sectional flow area.

SEEBECK EFFECT

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

AMMETER

An instrument for measuring the magnitude of electric current flow.

ARC

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

COMPRESSOR

A device which converts mechanical force and motion into pneumatic flow power.

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The reduction in the effective magnetic lines of force, produced by the armature current.

ALIVE

A term referring to a circuit in which a current is flowing. Also referred to as live.

ALTERNATOR

A device which converts mechanical energy, into alternating current.

AIR GAP

The space between magnetic poles, or between the rotating and stationary assemblies in a motor or generator.

HARMONIC FUNCTION

Any real function that satisfies a certain equation. In its simplest form, as used in tide and tidal current predictions, it is a quantity that varies as the cosine of an angle that increases uniformly with time
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