synchronous converter

synchronous converter
noun
electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
Syn: ↑rotary, ↑rotary converter
Hypernyms: ↑electrical converter

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noun
: a synchronous machine that converts from alternating to direct current or vice versa — called also rotary converter

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Elect.
a synchronous machine for converting alternating current to direct current, or vice versa, in which the armature winding is connected to collector rings and to a commutator. Also called rotary, rotary converter.

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synchronous converter,
Electricity. a synchronous machine for changing alternating current into direct current, or direct current into alternating current; rotary.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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