shunt-wound [shuhnt-wound] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Electricity.
- noting a motor or a generator that has the field circuit connected in parallel with the armature winding.
Compare series-wound. Origin of shunt-wound First recorded in 1880–85 Related formsshunt winding, noun Examples from the Web for shunt-wound Historical Examples of shunt-wound
Notice in the third place that this is a shunt-wound instrument.
John F. Woodhull
The engine is belted to a direct-current generator of the shunt-wound type.
Herbert A. Shearer
British Dictionary definitions for shunt-wound shunt-wound adjective
- electrical engineering (of a motor or generator) having the field and armature circuits connected in parallelCompare series-wound