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A metal ring mounted on a rotating part of a machine to provide a continuous electrical connection through brushes on stationary contacts.
(Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering a metal ring, mounted on but insulated from a rotating shaft of a motor or generator, by means of which current can be led through stationary brushes into or out of a winding on the shaft
(in an electric motor or generator) a metal ring that conducts current through stationary brushes to or from the coil or rotor.
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|Noun||1.||slip ring - connection consisting of a metal ring on a rotating part of a machine; provides a continuous electrical connection through brushes on stationary contacts|