Meaning of CONVERTER in English

CONVERTER

(also con·ver·tor ) / kənˈvɜːtə(r); NAmE -ˈvɜːrt-/ noun

1.

a person or thing that converts sth :

a catalytic converter

2.

( physics ) a device for converting alternating current into direct current or the other way around

3.

( physics ) a device for converting a radio signal from one frequency to another

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.