Meaning of CONVERTER in English

CONVERTER

noun Date: 1533 one that converts: as, the furnace used in the Bessemer process, a device employing mechanical rotation for changing electrical energy from one form to another (as from direct current to alternating current or vice versa), a device for adapting a television or radio receiver to receive channels or frequencies for which it was not originally designed , a device that accepts data in one form and converts it to another , catalytic ~

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