How to Pronounce rotor?

Correct pronunciation for the word "rotor" is [ɹˈə͡ʊtə], [ɹˈə‍ʊtə], [ɹ_ˈəʊ_t_ə].

"Rotor" in context

A rotor is an essential piece of engineering used in many different applications. Rotors can be found in electric motors, hydraulic pumps and in turbines. The basic function of a rotor is to spin within a system, often with the purpose of inputting or outputting energy. Rotors hold immense importance in various industrial applications, playing a critical role in processes such as power generation, aviation, automotive and more.

In electric motors, a rotor has external coils that are attracted to and repelled by an internal magnetic field, causing the rotor to spin when electric currents are passed through the outer coils.

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