Examples from the Web for converter
As a matter of fact, you'd pretty much have to suppress the Converter, wouldn't you?
A hot blast is then forced into the converter which not only melts the mass but burns out the excess of carbon as well.Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway
A Bessemer converter is actually a big retort with air holes at the bottom where molten iron is purified into steel with air.United States Steel|Arundel Cotter
While they waited, Bending looked again at the hole in the wall where the Converter had been.
Are you trying to say that my Converter was invented during my employ with your company, Mr. Olcott?
British Dictionary definitions for converter
- a device for converting alternating current to direct current or vice versa
- a device for converting a signal from one frequency to another or from analogue to digital forms
Word Origin and History for converter
1530s, agent noun from convert (v.). Of machinery, from 1867.