Definition of Airgap

1. Noun. A gap where there is a vacuum (not actually air), used to reduce power consumption in microelectronics. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airgap

1. a gap in a magnetic circuit [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airgap

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airfields
airflow
airflows
airfoil
airfoiled
airfoils
airforce
airforces
airframe
airframes
airfreight
airfreighted
airfreighting
airfreights
airgap (current term)
airgaps
airglow
airglows
airgraph
airgraphs
airgun
airguns
airhead
airheaded
airheadedness
airheads
airhole
airholes
airhorn

Literary usage of Airgap

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1. Electrical Railroading; Or, Electricity as Applied to Railroad Transportation by Sidney Aylmer-Small (1908)
"In this 2500 volt arrester, the airgap distance is 3-32 inch, which is as small as can be used safely. The cut-out is entirely automatic, restores itself by ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1920)
"... how located with respect to the coils in the slot: the niceties introduced at the entrance from the airgap in the way of treatment of retaining wedges ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"... a section of the core taken midway between the poles and parallel to the shaft, is much greater near the airgap surface than near the inner periphery. ..."

4. Cotton Ginners Handbook edited by W. S. Anthony, William D. Mayfield (1995)
"... 1-1/16"; 9, Lower mote board to saw, 3/4"; 10, airgap, nonadjustable; 11, Upper scroll to saw, 3/32"; 12, Top brush scroll to brush, 1/4" minimum. ..."

5. Single-phase Commutator Motors by Frederick Creedy (1913)
"... where FIr, F\g, FI, represent the rotor, airgap, and stator EMF's in an unsaturated machine in which the field current is Ii". FIG. 76. ..."

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