primary winding


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primary winding

[′prī‚mer·ē ′wīnd·iŋ]
(electricity)
The transformer winding that receives signal energy or alternating-current power from a source. Also known as primary. Abbreviated pri. Symbolized P.
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95 coupling factor and primary winding DC resistance of 0.
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10] passing through the primary winding in this case, called idle current.
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