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Alternating Electric Current

Definition of the noun alternating electric current

What does alternating electric current mean as a name of something?


  1. an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally

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Google previewDictionary of Physics (2010)

by Sanjay Yadav

alternator: A generator for producing an alternating electric current. altimeter: An aneroid Barometer measuring the decrease in atmospheric pressure with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Physics (2009)

by Joe Rosen

Impedance measures the extent to which a circuit opposes the passage of an alternating electric current. (See ELECTRICITY.) The impedance of a RESISTOR is simply its RESIS- TANCE, R, in ohms (Ω). The instantaneous AC voltage across ...

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Induction Welding Processes in which the heat for welding is induced by an alternating electric current. A forging action is also normally applied to effect the joint. If the ac frequency is 10 Hz or higher, the process can be termed inelasticity.

Google previewDictionary of Energy (1988)

by Malcolm Slesser

Thus alternating electric current may be transformed to direct current by connecting a diode in series with the electrical supply. JWT direct current (dc). An electric *current which flows in one direction only. See also alternating current.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources (2013)

by Chris K. Dyer, Patrick T. Moseley, Zempachi Ogumi, David A. J. Rand, Bruno Scrosati

JAC alternating electric current power output of fuel cell systems in joules per gram mole ...

Google previewPower Industry Dictionary (1996)

by Ann Chambers, Susan D. Kerr

Cycle A single complete series of changes in voltage and current direction of an alternating electric current. The number of these cycles per second determines the frequency of the current. Cycling units Electric generating units which operate ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

electroconvulsive therapy Medicine, a treatment in which convulsions are induced by passing a low-voltage alternating electric current through the brain.

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

In the induction furnace, a coil carrying alternating electric current surrounds the container or chamber of metal; circulating eddy currents induced in the metal produce ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia (2000)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

In the induction furnace, a coil carrying alternating electric current surrounds the container ...

Google previewOrthopaedic Dictionary (1994)

by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide

A technique that uses a high-frequency alternating electric current for the cutting and coagulation of tissue.

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