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inverter

Line breaks: in|vert¦er
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvəːtə
 
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Definition of inverter in English:

noun

1An apparatus which converts direct current into alternating current.
Example sentences
  • An electronic inverter converts the direct-current power from the solar panel to usable house current.
  • The inverter converts the direct current produced by the solar panels into AC power that can be used in the home or fed back into a utility power grid system.
  • An integral inverter changes the direct current to alternating current for transmission into the facility's electrical distribution systems.
2 Electronics A device that converts either of the two binary digits or signals into the other.
Example sentences
  • I bought a couple of inverters, slim metal discs that sit on the data ports and change true signals to false, and false signals to true.
  • The inverters supplied with the Vantec tubes support two devices, so we plugged both the long tubes into that.
  • Current controller for controlling a current flowing in a load using a PWM inverter and method used thereby

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