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electronic motor control; direct-current motor control, motor control
1. An electronic instrument which adjusts the speed of a DC (direct current) motor when it is driven by an AC (alternating current) power line.
2. A control circuit used to change or to vary the speed of a direct-current (DC) motor operated from an alternating-current (AC) power line.

Silicon controlled rectifiers or power transistors rectify or correct the voltage and vary the field current of the motor.