Meaning of CONVERTER in English

CONVERTER

transcription, транскрипция: [ kən-ˈvər-tər ]

noun

Date: 1533

: one that converts: as

a. : the furnace used in the Bessemer process

b. or con·ver·tor -ˈvər-tər : 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 originally designed

a cable converter

FM converter

d. : a device that accepts data in one form and converts it to another

analog-digital converter

e. : catalytic converter

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.