Y connection


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Y connection

[′wī kə‚nek·shən]
(electricity)

wye (Y) connection

wye connection, 2
wye connection, 1
1. A method of connecting the ends of the windings of a poly-phase transformer; each of the three windings are joined at a common point; the other ends of the windings provide the line-to-line voltages. Compare with delta connection.
2. A fire department connection with two inlets; a siamese connection.