Meaning of CONVERTER in English

CONVERTER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

catalytic converter

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

catalytic

Examples used to illustrate the theme included photographic film and a sectioned catalytic converter .

Motorists should not park their cars in tall grass, because mufflers and catalytic converters can be hot enough to ignite fires.

All 605s are fitted with a three-way catalytic converter , anti-lock braking system and an ultrasonic alarm as standard.

All new cars today must have expensive catalytic converters to reduce emissions.

They are largely removed from motor vehicles by catalytic converters .

Three-way catalytic converters are standard on all models.

Every Saab now has a catalytic converter .

As you'd expect, being a Saab, it runs on unleaded fuel and has a 3 way catalytic converter .

■ VERB

fit

Budapest is to ban all cars with two-stoke engines from the city centre unless they are fitted with a catalytic converter .

Budapest Municipality will pay half the cost of fitting a converter , but many may prefer to upgrade to new cars.

All Safranes are fitted with three-way catalytic converters as standard.

And if your car is fitted with a catalytic converter , Shell Advanced will help enhance the catalyst's performance.

Volvo, however, is now offering to fit catalytic converters free on all newly-bought models.

Vauxhall retaliated by knocking up to £1,150 off 1992 Novas and Cavaliers not fitted with catalytic converters .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Cable TV subscribers get a converter that unscrambles the pictures.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Anoraks will remember the McLaren went faster but that was without power-sapping catalytic converters.

Examples used to illustrate the theme included photographic film and a sectioned catalytic converter .

In addition to better economy, diesel cars use cheaper fuel and are no less environmentally-friendly than petrol-engined models fitted with catalytic converters.

It will also be possible to buy converter boxes, estimated to cost $ 200.

People must buy either a new digital television or a converter box to use with their old set.

Presently, the V-chip sits in a set-top box akin to a cable converter .

We worry about buying a new television or, at the very least, a converter box for our current set.

Well, unless there is some kind of converter that I can get.

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