a synchronous machine for converting alternating current to direct current, or vice versa, in which the armature winding is connected to collector rings and to a commutator.
- synchronized shifting,
- synchronized skating,
- synchronized swimming,
- synchronous machine,
- synchronous meteorological satellite,
- synchronous motor,
- synchronous orbit,
- synchronous rotation
Also called rotary, rotary converter.
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a synchronous machine that converts alternating current to direct current, or vice versa
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