Direct on-line starting (of a motor) (G.B.)

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Alternative term: Across-the-line starting (of a motor) (U.S.A.)

The process of starting a motor at its rated voltage by connecting it directly to the supply.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)



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