grounding reactor

grounding reactor

[′grau̇nd·iŋ rē‚ak·tər]
(electricity)
A reactor sometimes used in a grounded alternating-current system which joins a conductor or neutral point to ground and serves to limit ground current in case of a fault. Also known as earthing reactor (British usage).
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