a fixed part forming the pivot or housing for a revolving part (rotor), as in a motor, dynamo, etc.
Origin of statorModern Latin from L, one who stands from past participle of stare, to stand
The stationary part of a motor, dynamo, turbine, or other working machine within which a rotor turns.
Origin of statorLatin one that stands from stāre to stand ; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
- The stationary part of a motor or other machine.