synchronous converter


noun Electricity.

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.

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Also called rotary, rotary converter.

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British Dictionary definitions for synchronous converter

synchronous converter

noun

a synchronous machine that converts alternating current to direct current, or vice versa
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