Definitions for ROTORˈroʊ tər

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  1. rotor, rotor coil(noun)

    the rotating armature of a motor or generator

  2. rotor(noun)

    the revolving bar of a distributor

  3. rotor(noun)

    rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils

    "there are horizontal rotors on a helicopter or compressor rotors in a jet engine"

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  1. Rotor(n.)

    The rotating part of a generator or motor. Contrasted with stator, the stationary part.

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  1. rotor(Noun)

    A rotating part of a mechanical device, for example in an electric motor, generator, alternator or pump.

  2. rotor(Noun)

    The wing of a helicopter or similar aircraft

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  1. ROTOR

    ROTOR was a huge and elaborate air defence radar system built by the British Government in the early 1950s to counter possible attack by Soviet bombers. The system was built up primarily of war-era radar systems, and was used only briefly before being eventually replaced by the more modern Linesman/Mediator system.

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