electrical system

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Noun1.electrical system - utility that provides electricityelectrical system - utility that provides electricity  
utility - a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities"
2.electrical system - equipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio
alternator - an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)
automobile battery, car battery - a lead-acid storage battery in a motor vehicle; usually a 12-volt battery of six cells; the heart of the car's electrical system
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
headlamp, headlight - a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive
ignition system, ignition - the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
starter, starter motor, starting motor - an electric motor for starting an engine
rear lamp, rear light, tail lamp, taillight - lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle
voltage regulator - a transformer whose voltage ratio of transformation can be adjusted
trafficator, turn indicator, turn signal, blinker - a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
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As a facility's electrical system is modified over time to meet the requirements of production and product changes, this documentation must be updated to reflect any modification of the electrical system.