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One entry found for armature.
Main Entry: ar·ma·ture
Pronunciation: primarystressär-mschwa-chschwar, -secondarystresschudot(schwa)r
Function: noun
1 : a covering or structure (as the spines of a cactus) used for protection or defense
2 : the part of an electric generator that consists of coils of wire around an iron core and that induces an electric current when it is rotated in a magnetic field
3 : the part of an electric motor that consists of coils of wire around an iron core and that is caused to rotate in a magnetic field when an electric current is passed through the coils
4 : the movable part of an electromagnetic device (as a loudspeaker)

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