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alternating current

noun

: an electric current that changes its direction very frequently at regular intervals

Full Definition of ALTERNATING CURRENT

:  an electric current that reverses its direction at regularly recurring intervals —abbreviation AC
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First Known Use of ALTERNATING CURRENT

1833
ALTERNATING CURRENT Defined for Kids

alternating current

noun

Definition of ALTERNATING CURRENT for Kids

:  an electric current that reverses its direction of flow regularly many times per second

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