Definitions of armature
n. - Armor; whatever is worn or used for the protection and defense of the body, esp. the protective outfit of some animals and plants. 2
n. - A piece of soft iron used to connect the two poles of a magnet, or electro-magnet, in order to complete the circuit, or to receive and apply the magnetic force. In the ordinary horseshoe magnet, it serves to prevent the dissipation of the magnetic force. 2
n. - Iron bars or framing employed for the consolidation of a building, as in sustaining slender columns, holding up canopies, etc. 2
n. - That part of a dynamo or electric generator or of an electric motor in which a current is induced by a relatively moving magnetic field. The armature usually consists of a series of coils or groups of insulated conductors surrounding a core of iron. 2
The word "armature" uses 8 letters: A A E M R R T U.
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