
Definition of Squirrel cage
1. Noun. Cage with a cylindrical framework that rotates as a small animal runs inside it.
Definition of Squirrel cage
1. Noun. A circular cage for a squirrel or other small animal, which rotates vertically as the animal runs at the bottom. ¹
2. Noun. (figuratively by extension) A tedious, repetitive, unfulfilling activity or situation, especially one in which no progress is achieved. ¹
3. Noun. (engineering) Any other device, such as a fan or rotor, that resembles a squirrel cage in form. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squirrel Cage
Literary usage of Squirrel cage
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"Starting of Squirrelcage Induction Motors.—A squirrel cage motor at standstill
... Connections of a starting compensator for a threephase, squirrelcage ..."
2. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"Starting of Squirrelcage Induction Motors.—A squirrel cage motor at standstill
... Connections of a starting compensator for a threephase, squirrelcage ..."
3. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"In practically all motors of the squirrelcage type, the slots of the ... As the
resistance of the squirrel cage is very low,' the I2R loss is low and, ..."
4. Theory and Calculations of Electrical Apparatus by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1917)
"Such double squirrelcage induction motor thus gives a torque curve, which to
some extent is a superposition of the torque curve of the highresistance and ..."
5. Electrical Machinery: A Practical Study Course on Installation, Operation by Fred Anzley Annett (1921)
"Comparison of Squirrelcage and Woundrotor Motors.— Although the woundrotor
polyphase induction motor has the most satisfactory starting properties of any ..."
6. Theory and Calculations of Electrical Apparatus by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1917)
"Such double squirrelcage induction motor thus gives a torque curve, which to
some extent is a superposition of the torque curve of the highresistance and ..."
7. Electrical Machinery: A Practical Study Course on Installation, Operation by Fred Anzley Annett (1921)
"Comparison of Squirrelcage and Woundrotor Motors.— Although the woundrotor
polyphase induction motor has the most satisfactory starting properties of any ..."
8. Electrical Machinery: A Practical Study Course on Installation, Operation by Fred Anzley Annett (1921)
"Comparison of Squirrelcage and Woundrotor Motors.— Although the woundrotor
polyphase induction motor has the most satisfactory starting properties of any ..."