transverter

noun trans·vert·er \ tran(t)sˈvərtə(r) , -nzˈ- \

Definition of transverter

plural -s
: 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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Origin and Etymology of transverter

Latin transvertere + English -er


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