Meaning of CONVERTER in English

CONVERTER

n. (also convertor) 1 a person or thing that converts. 2 Electr. a an electrical apparatus for the interconversion of alternating current and direct current. b Electronics an apparatus for converting a signal from one frequency to another. 3 a reaction vessel used in making steel. converter reactor a nuclear reactor that converts fertile material into fissile material.

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