full-wave rectifier


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full-wave rectifier

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(Electronics) an electronic circuit in which both half-cycles of incoming alternating current furnish the direct current output
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Noun1.full-wave rectifier - rectifier that converts the negative half wave of an alternating current into a positive half wave
rectifier - electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
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CNFET-FCOA Full-Wave Rectifier. In contrast to halfwave rectifier, full-wave rectifier allows positive as well as negative half cycles of input waveforms to reach at the output one after the other sequentially.
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