armature armature

Definition(s):

  • (n) coil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field

Usage(s):

  1. In an electric motor, current flowing through the armature reacts in the same way against a magnetic field generated by electromagnets.
  2. And Keaton does locate the troubled human inside Batman's armature.
  3. Cooley starts off his construction with a small-scale version as a guide, then moves on to life size, beginning with a steel skeleton, or armature.

News

  • FEATURE: Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

    The Metroid Prime guys are making a 2D Batman Metroidvania. So far so good. Our ears perked up when Armature Studios, a company founded by the leads from the Metroid Prime games, was announced to be making a Metroid style Batman game on 3DS. While the E3 demo only showed the opening area, which was light on exploration and heavy on proving they can make a 2D Arkham game, the potential is there ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Nintendo World Report

Quotes

  • The towers aglow "became the armature of the work and all these other little panels were like fits and starts of time trying to start up again," Spiegelman explained. "The graphic comparison of the tower with a cigarette ...... was actually...
    on Oct 15, 2004 By: Art Spiegelman Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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subordinate subordinate
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