transformer

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

Definition of transformer

  1. :  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

1596

First Known Use of transformer

1596


TRANSFORMER Defined for English Language Learners

transformer

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

Definition of transformer for English Language Learners

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


TRANSFORMER Defined for Kids

transformer

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noun trans·form·er \trans-ˈfȯr-mər\

Definition of transformer for Students

  1. :  a device for changing the voltage of an electric current



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