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Glossary of Terms

 
Counter Electromotive Force:
Voltage that opposes line voltage caused by induced magnetic field in a motor armature or rotor.
 
Current, AC:
The power supply usually available from the electric utility company or alternators.
 
Current, DC:
The power supply available from batteries, generators (not alternators), or a rectified source used for special applications.
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