alternator

Electronic generator that makes alternating current by spinning a magnetic rotor inside a coil-wound stator.

Alternator

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alternator

[n] - an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)
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Alternator

This is a device for generating a.c. electricity. It consists of rotor coils (with a d.c. supply) and stator coils which produce the a.c. electricity
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Alternator

A synchronous Alternating Current (A.C.) electrical generator or dynamo.
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Alternator

Al'ter┬Ěna`tor noun (Electricity) An electric generator or dynamo for producing alternating currents.
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alternator

Mechanical apparatus with movable transparent racks to which a large number of radiographs can be attached, to enable selection and viewing in front of a stationary bank of lights. ... Origin: L. Alterno, to do by turns, fr. Alter, either of two ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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alternator

noun an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)
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Alternator

• (n.) An electric generator or dynamo for producing alternating currents.
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alternator

alternator An old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current; especially in automobiles.
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Alternator

A generator producing alternating current by the rotation of its rotor, and which is powered by a primary mover.
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alternator

A generator that produces alternating current by the rotation of its rotor, and which is powered by a primary mover.
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alternator

alternator: see generator.
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Alternator

Rotating machine for generating alternating current. Normally found in a diesel-electric locomotive, where it is driven by the diesel engine to provide power for the electric motors and auxiliary services on the train. Also used, prior to the introduction of inverters, for providing auxiliary supplies on electric trains, where the machine was pow...
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alternator

Type: Term Pronunciation: awl′ter-nā-ter Definitions: 1. Mechanical apparatus with movable transparent racks to which a large number of radiographs can be attached, to enable selection and viewing in front of a stationary bank of lights.
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alternator

Electricity generator that produces an alternating current
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Alternator

A device that produces Alternating Current from the rotation of a shaft.
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Alternator

An alternator is an electrical generator that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy in the form of alternating current. For reasons of cost and simplicity, most alternators use a rotating magnetic field with a stationary armature but occasionally, a rotating armature is used with a stationary magnetic field; or a linear alternator is use...
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alternator

a crankshaft driven electrical generator that produces alternating current which must be rectified to DC current.
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Alternator

A device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy for the purpose of charging the car battery.
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Alternator

Electronic generator that makes alternating current by spinning a magnetic rotor inside a coil-wound
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Alternator

[automotive] Alternators are used in modern automobiles to charge the battery and to power the electrical system when its engine is running. Until the 1960s, automobiles used DC dynamo generators with commutators. With the availability of affordable silicon diode rectifiers, alternators were used instead. This was encouraged by the increasi...
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Alternator

An alternator is an electromechanical device that converts mechanical energy to alternating current electrical energy.
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Alternator

A generator producing alternating current by the rotation of its rotor, and which is powered by a primary mover.
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