alternating current

noun

Definition of alternating current

:an electric current that reverses its direction at regularly recurring intervals abbreviation AC

First Known Use of alternating current

1833


ALTERNATING CURRENT Defined for English Language Learners

alternating current

noun

Definition of alternating current for English Language Learners

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


ALTERNATING CURRENT Defined for Kids

alternating current

noun

Definition of alternating current for Students

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


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