bridge rectifier

noun

Definition of bridge rectifier

: a full wave rectifier consisting of four rectifiers connected in the form of a bridge, in which two pairs of rectifying elements are used, each pair being in series and connected to the input in opposite polarity to the other pair, the output being derived from the center points of the two pairs

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“Bridge rectifier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bridge%20rectifier. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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