converter

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noun con·vert·er \kən-ˈvər-tər\

Definition of converter

  1. :  one that converts: such asa :  the furnace used in the Bessemer processb or convertor \-ˈvər-tər\ :  a device employing mechanical rotation for changing electrical energy from one form to another (as from direct current to alternating current or vice versa); also :  a radio device for converting one frequency to anotherc :  a device for adapting a television or radio receiver to receive channels or frequencies for which it was not originally designed a cable converter FM converterd :  a device that accepts data in one form and converts it to another analog-digital convertere :  catalytic converter

1533

First Known Use of converter

1533


CONVERTER Defined for English Language Learners

converter

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noun con·vert·er \kən-ˈvər-tər\

Definition of converter for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of equipment that changes something (such as radio signals, radio frequencies, or data) from one form to another



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