capacitor-start motor

capacitor-start motor

[kə′pas·əd·ər ¦stärt ‚mōd·ər]
(electricity)
A capacitor motor in which the capacitor is in the circuit only during the starting period; the capacitor and its auxiliary winding are disconnected automatically by a centrifugal switch or other device when the motor reaches a predetermined speed. Also known as capacitor motor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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