Mammoth Memory

Armature

An armature is a rotating coil or coils of a dynamo or electric motor.

Armature = Coils of wire

The armature is the highlighted part of the picture below.

Armature diagram

To remember what an armature is, picture the following mnemonic:

This arm sure feels heavy (armature).

This arm sure (armature) feels heavy as the snake rotated coils of itself around her arm.

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