the speed at which an alternating-current machine must operate to generate electromotive force at a given frequency.
noun, plural synchronies. 1. simultaneous occurrence; synchronism. 2. Linguistics. a synchronic approach to language study. noun 1. the state of being synchronous; simultaneity
[sing-kruh-skohp] /ˈsɪŋ krəˌskoʊp/ noun 1. an instrument for determining the difference in phase between two related motions, as those of two aircraft engines or two electric generators. synchroscope /ˈsɪŋkrəˌskəʊp/ noun 1. an instrument used to indicate whether two periodic quantities or motions are synchronous
noun, Physics. 1. a type of cyclotron consisting of magnetic sections alternately spaced with sections in which particles are electrostatically accelerated. noun 1. a type of particle accelerator similar to a betatron but having an electric field of fixed frequency with electrons but not with protons as well as a changing magnetic field. It is […]
noun 1. electromagnetic radiation emitted by charged particles as they pass through magnetic fields. synchrotron radiation noun 1. electromagnetic radiation emitted in narrow beams tangential to the orbit of very high energy charged particles, such as electrons, spiralling along the lines of force in a strong magnetic field. It occurs in synchrotron accelerators and in […]