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rectifier

noun rec·ti·fi·er \ˈrek-tə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of RECTIFIER

:  one that rectifies; specifically :  a device for converting alternating current into direct current

Examples of RECTIFIER

  1. <a tropical vacation is a surefire rectifier of the midwinter blues>

First Known Use of RECTIFIER

1607
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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