a person or thing that inverts.
Electricity. a device that converts direct current into alternating current.
- Compare converter.
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How to use inverter in a sentence
inverter gas generators tend to be more expensive, but the extra efficiency and reduced noise is well worth the price.Best gas generator: Weather the storm with these reliable picks for home and outdoor use | Irena Collaku | July 21, 2021 | Popular-Science
The EU2200i is a reliable inverter gas generator that’s surprisingly, and pleasantly, quiet.Best gas generator: Weather the storm with these reliable picks for home and outdoor use | Irena Collaku | July 21, 2021 | Popular-Science
It is equipped with inverter technology for turbo defrosting, smart-cook settings to adjust power and cook time-based on the food, a child safety lock, and preset menu items.The best microwaves: This way for buttery popcorn and tempting leftovers | PopSci Commerce Team | January 22, 2021 | Popular-Science
The company is voluntarily recalling nearly 4,600 vehicles over what has been described as faulty inverters, Reuters reported.Polestar recalls its newest EV for the second time this month | Kirsten Korosec | October 29, 2020 | TechCrunch
Grid Alternatives receives equipment donations from solar panel and inverter manufacturers such as SunPower and Enphase.Grid Alternatives Combats Poverty by Installing Solar Arrays on Roofs of Low-Income Households | Miranda Green | September 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
We can use automobile batteries, and the inverter will give us 110 AC for a while, until the batteries run down.The Flaming Mountain | Harold Leland Goodwin
They have a portable loud-speaker system, and there is an inverter, as you call it, at the transmitter.The Flaming Mountain | Harold Leland Goodwin
Let's call the ray the gravity inverter for want of a better name.Lords of the Stratosphere | Arthur J. Burks
British Dictionary definitions for inverter
any device for converting a direct current into an alternating current
computing another name for NOT circuit
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Scientific definitions for inverter
An electronic device that reverses the sign of the current or voltage of a signal or power source. Also called phase inverter
An electrical device used to convert direct current into alternating current.
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