Meaning of CONVERTER in English


n. (also convertor)

1. a person or thing that converts.

2 Electr. a an electrical apparatus for the interconversion of alternating current and direct current. b Electronics an apparatus for converting a signal from one frequency to another.

3 a reaction vessel used in making steel.

Phrases and idioms:

converter reactor a nuclear reactor that converts fertile material into fissile material.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.