Definition of metadyne in English:

metadyne

(also métadyne)

noun

Electricity
  • A rotary direct-current generator used in position- and speed-control systems, in which the output voltage can be varied by a small signal applied to a control field perpendicular to the main field; also, this system or method.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Scientific Abstracts. From French métadyne from méta- + -dyne.

Pronunciation

metadyne

/ˈmɛtədʌɪn/