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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Switch for reversing the direction of an electric current.

Usage examples (35)
  • These tubular sections are called the commutator plates.
  • But it was easy, by the mechanical arrangement called a commutator, to gather up the currents and cause them to flow in the same direction.
  • The sliders move over a commutator which is a pc board segment.
  • P is the pile; C is the dial; and A is the commutator. for more
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