transformer

noun trans·form·er \ tran(t)s-ˈfȯr-mər \

Definition of transformer

:one that transforms; specifically :a device employing the principle of mutual induction to convert variations of current in a primary circuit into variations of voltage and current in a secondary circuit

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First Known Use of transformer

1596


TRANSFORMER Defined for English Language Learners

transformer

noun

Definition of transformer for English Language Learners

  • : a device that changes the voltage of an electric current


TRANSFORMER Defined for Kids

transformer

noun trans·form·er \ trans-ˈfȯr-mər \

Definition of transformer for Students

:a device for changing the voltage of an electric current


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