Glossary of
Motor Terms

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This Interactive Motor Terminology Glossary is provided by Reliance Electric as a guide to explain and define a variety of terms and characteristics as they apply to industrial electric motors.

To use this guide, click on the letter that corresponds best to the term you wish to define. Use your browser to jump back here or use the links on each page to access other information from this and other web sites.

If you wish to download a Microsoft Word 6.0 version of the file (33k), click here.