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alternating voltage

noun, Electricity
1.
a voltage that reverses direction in regular cycles.
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  • They also remained intact after the alternating voltage was removed.
  • Each string is magnetized and, as it vibrates, induces an alternating voltage in a small coil placed near the string.
  • If an alternating voltage is applied across a capacitor, the electric field between the plates opposes the applied voltage.
  • Each sensor contains integral, high-temperature-rated electronics that generate an alternating voltage to the sensor tip.
  • The electric field is often generated by the alternating voltage of the electrical system.

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