trans·​vert·​er | \ tran(t)sˈvərtə(r), -nzˈ- \
plural -s

Definition of transverter

: a machine that consists of a fixed transformer, commutator, and brushes which revolve at synchronous speed and by which a three-phase alternating current can be converted into a direct current at one end of the line and reconverted into a three-phrase alternating current at the terminal point

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History and Etymology for transverter

Latin transvertere + English -er

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“Transverter.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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