electrical converter

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Noun1.electrical converter - converter that converts alternating current into direct current or vice versaelectrical converter - converter that converts alternating current into direct current or vice versa
converter, convertor - a device for changing one substance or form or state into another
inverter - an electrical converter that converts direct current into alternating current
power pack - a device for converting a power supply to a voltage required by particular equipment
rotary converter, synchronous converter, rotary - electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
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An electrical converter called an inverter turns the DC (direct current) power coming from the renewable energy source into AC (alternating current) power, which matches the voltage of the electricity flowing through the power line.
The entire 447 ECES team identified a hazardous "Plug and Play" trend of newly assigned personnel unaware of electrical converter requirements.
PM Turnkey hybrid systems, in sizes ranging from 5 to 200 kW, are modular systems with a PM Basic fuel cell, batteries and supercaps, power management and an electrical converter as well as hydrogen tanks.
The night we arrived in England, as I prepared Allison's dinner, I discovered our electrical converter did not work.
This announcement is soon after last week's announcements about patents secured for an Atmospheric Static Electricity Collector and Dynamic Electrical Converter System within the atmospheric energy realm.

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