in-verter

inverter

[in-vur-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that inverts.
2.
Electricity. a device that converts direct current into alternating current.
Compare converter.


Origin:
1605–15; invert + -er1

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inverter or invertor (ɪnˈvɜːtə)
 
n
1.  any device for converting a direct current into an alternating current
2.  computing another name for NOT circuit
 
invertor or invertor
 
n

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inverter   (ĭn-vûr'tər)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. An electronic device that reverses the sign of the current or voltage of a signal or power source. Also called phase inverter.

  2. An electrical device used to convert direct current into alternating current.


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