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Armature

Armature

1. Armor; whatever is worn or used for the protection and defense of the body, especially. The protective outfit of some animals and plants.

2. (Science: physics) a piece of soft iron used to connect the two poles of a magnet, or electromagnet, 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.

3. Iron bars or framing employed for the consolidation of a building, as in sustaining slender columns, holding up canopies, etc.

Origin: L. Armatura, fr. Armare to arm: cf. F. Armature.


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Flagellum Motor:Is this Scientific?

... required to form a flagellum motor 2 These parts fit together to empirically function as the following: a. rotor b. stator--stator works with armature in electric motors to create a electromagnetic spinning force. c. U-joint d. a drive shaft with bushings 3. There is of course a filament which ...

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The Fiber Disease

... Besides cyanobacteria, that process also occurs in marine diatoms. Slightly more complex than bacteria, these single-cell organisms have a lacey armature that makes them heavy enough upon death to very reliably sink to form an ocean-floor sediment. (Such sediments are where fossil fuels have ...

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