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Rectifier   /rˈɛktəfˌaɪər/   Listen
Rectifier

noun
1.
Electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current.
2.
A person who corrects or sets right.



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"Rectifier" Quotes from Famous Books



... cooling purposes, consists of a generator, which is a vessel of cast iron containing coils of iron piping to which steam at any convenient pressure is supplied; an analyzer, in which a portion of the water vapor is condensed, and from which it flows back immediately into the generator; a rectifier and condenser, in the upper portion of which a further condensation of water vapor and a little ammonia takes place, the liquid thus formed passing back by a pipe to the analyzer and thence to the generator, while in the lower portion the ammonia vapor is condensed and collected; ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 647, May 26, 1888 • Various

... of her cheek, the eyebrows well accentuated with paint, the thin lips rose-tinted, and the dull, straight hair frizzed and curled and twisted and turned by that consummate rascal and artist, the official beautifier and rectifier of stage humanity, Robert, the opera coiffeur. Who in the world knows better than he the gulf between the real and the ideal, the limitations between the natural and ...
— Balcony Stories • Grace E. King



Words linked to "Rectifier" :   soul, demodulator, individual, mortal, junction rectifier, rectify, someone, electrical device, detector, person, somebody



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