alternating current

noun

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 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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