- An electric current flowing in one direction only. Compare with alternating current.More example sentences
- An integral inverter changes the direct current to alternating current for transmission into the facility's electrical distribution systems.
- LED lights require a transformer to turn alternating current to direct current.
- High frequency current should be used for starting the direct current and arc with alternating current high frequency should be used continuously.
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