shunt transition

shunt transition

[′shənt tran¦zish·ən]
(electricity)
A method of changing the connection of motors from series to parallel in which one motor, or group of motors, is first short-circuited, then disconnected, and finally connected in parallel with the other motor or motors. Also known as short-circuit transition.
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