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Noun: primary coil
  1. Coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighbouring circuit
    "current through the primary coil induces current in the secondary coil";
    - primary winding, primary

Derived forms: primary coils

Type of: coil

Part of: transformer

Encyclopedia: Primary coil