autotransformer definition

  • noun:
    • an electric transformer where the major and additional coils involve some or all windings in keeping.
    • a transformer with one winding, production becoming extracted from taps
    • A transformer where part of the major winding is employed as a secondary winding, or vice versa; -- called additionally a compensator or managing coil.
    • In electrical energy, a transformer, for which part of the primary coil is employed as additional coil, or inversely.
    • a power transformer in which the main and additional coils involve some or all windings in common.
    • a transformer with an individual winding, output being taken from taps
    • A transformer in which the main main winding can be used as a secondary winding, or the other way around; -- labeled as additionally a compensator or managing coil.
    • In electrical energy, a transformer, where a part of the principal coil is used as additional coil, or inversely.

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