Meaning of TRANSFORMER in English

TRANSFORMER

transcription, транскрипция: [ tran(t)s-ˈfȯr-mər ]

noun

Date: 1596

: one that transforms ; specifically : a device employing the principle of mutual induction to convert variations of current in a primary circuit into variations of voltage and current in a secondary circuit

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