Meaning of CONVERTER in English

CONVERTER

[con.vert.er] n (1533): one that converts: as a: the furnace used in the Bessemer process b or con.ver.tor : a device employing mechanical rotation for changing electrical energy from one form to another (as from direct current to alternating current or vice versa); also: a radio device for converting one frequency to another c: a device for adapting a television or radio receiver to receive channels or frequencies for which it was not orig. designed "a cable ~" "FM ~" d: a device that accepts data in one form and converts it to another "analog-digital ~" e: catalytic converter

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