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An electric coil around a field magnet used to generate a magnetic field, as in an electric motor. Also called field winding.
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|Noun||1.||field coil - the electric coil around a field magnet that produces the magneto motive force to set up the flux in an electric machine|
coil - reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit
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