stator plate

stator plate

[′stād·ər ‚plāt]
(electricity)
One of the fixed plates in a variable capacitor; stator plates are generally insulated from the frame of the capacitor.
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A Hall Effect sensor on the stator plate generates a narrow pulse each time a permanent magnet mounted on the rotating structure passes.
As it is directed outward, the water is accelerated into pockets on the stationary stator plates where it is decelerated.
The trimmer's concentric ring piston is separated from the intermeshing stator plates by a contiguous sheath of solid insulation.