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## com·mu·tate

(kŏm′yə-tāt′)
tr.v. com·mu·tat·ed, com·mu·tat·ing, com·mu·tates
To reverse the direction of (an alternating electric current) each half-cycle to produce a unidirectional current.

[Back-formation from commutator.]

## commutate

(ˈkɒmjʊˌteɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Electronics) to reverse the direction of (an electric current)
2. (Electronics) to convert (an alternating current) into a direct current

## com•mu•tate

(ˈkɒm yəˌteɪt)

v.t. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
1. to reverse the direction of (a current or currents), as by a commutator.
2. to convert (alternating current) into direct current by use of a commutator.
[1645–55; back formation from commutation]

## commutate

Past participle: commutated
Gerund: commutating

Imperative
commutate
commutate
Present
I commutate
you commutate
he/she/it commutates
we commutate
you commutate
they commutate
Preterite
I commutated
you commutated
he/she/it commutated
we commutated
you commutated
they commutated
Present Continuous
I am commutating
you are commutating
he/she/it is commutating
we are commutating
you are commutating
they are commutating
Present Perfect
I have commutated
you have commutated
he/she/it has commutated
we have commutated
you have commutated
they have commutated
Past Continuous
I was commutating
you were commutating
he/she/it was commutating
we were commutating
you were commutating
they were commutating
Past Perfect
Future
I will commutate
you will commutate
he/she/it will commutate
we will commutate
you will commutate
they will commutate
Future Perfect
I will have commutated
you will have commutated
he/she/it will have commutated
we will have commutated
you will have commutated
they will have commutated
Future Continuous
I will be commutating
you will be commutating
he/she/it will be commutating
we will be commutating
you will be commutating
they will be commutating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been commutating
you have been commutating
he/she/it has been commutating
we have been commutating
you have been commutating
they have been commutating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been commutating
you will have been commutating
he/she/it will have been commutating
we will have been commutating
you will have been commutating
they will have been commutating
Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would commutate
you would commutate
he/she/it would commutate
we would commutate
you would commutate
they would commutate
Past Conditional
I would have commutated
you would have commutated
he/she/it would have commutated
we would have commutated
you would have commutated
they would have commutated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Verb 1 commutate - reverse the direction of (an alternating electric current) each half cycle so as to produce a unidirectional currentchange by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
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