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converter British & World English

A person or thing that converts something

converter reactor British & World English

A nuclear reactor that converts fertile material into fissile material

torque converter British & World English

A device that transmits or multiplies torque generated by an engine

catalytic converter British & World English

A device incorporated in the exhaust system of a motor vehicle, containing a catalyst for converting pollutant gases into less harmful ones

digital-to-analogue converter British & World English

An electronic device for converting digital signals to analogue form

analogue to digital converter British & World English

A device for converting analogue signals to digital form

downconverter British & World English

A device that converts a signal to a lower frequency, especially in television reception

Bessemer process British & World English

A steel-making process, now largely superseded, in which carbon, silicon, and other impurities are removed from molten pig iron by oxidation in a blast of air in a special tilting retort (a Bessemer converter)

Bessemer converter in Bessemer process British & World English

A steel-making process, now largely superseded, in which carbon, silicon, and other impurities are removed from molten pig iron by oxidation in a blast of air in a special tilting retort (a Bessemer converter)


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