Definition of Alternator. Meaning of Alternator. Synonyms of Alternator

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Definition of Alternator

Alternator
Alternator Al"ter*na`tor, n. (Elec.) An electric generator or dynamo for producing alternating currents.

Meaning of Alternator from wikipedia

- An alternator is an electrical generator that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy in the form of alternating current. For reasons of cost and...
- An alternator is a type of electric generator used in modern automobiles to charge the battery and to power the electrical system when its engine is running...
- A linear alternator is essentially a linear motor used as an electrical generator. An alternator is a type of alternating current (AC) electrical generator...
- An Alexanderson alternator is a rotating machine invented by Ernst Alexanderson in 1904 for the generation of high-frequency alternating current for use...
- the car's electrical system must be maintained by the battery after the alternator stops generating current. The starter is reinforced and designed to withstand...
- compensated pulsed alternator, also known by the portmanteau compulsator, is a form of power supply. As the name suggests, it is an alternator that is "compensated"...
- the combination of a diesel engine with an electric generator (often an alternator) to generate electrical energy. This is a specific case of engine-generator...
- The Goldschmidt alternator or reflector alternator, invented in 1908 by German engineer Rudolph Goldschmidt, was a rotating machine which generated radio...
- broad categories, dynamos and alternators. Dynamos generate pulsing direct current through the use of a commutator. Alternators generate alternating current...
- electric motor, the alternating-current alternator, and the rotary converter. Today, the simpler alternator dominates large scale power generation, for...
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