One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1An apparatus which converts direct current into alternating current.
- ‘A controller keeps the batteries from being overcharged, and an inverter converts DC electricity produced by the solar panels into AC electricity typically used by home appliances.’
- ‘The new transistor can be used as a low-loss power switching device in applications like inverters for home electric appliances, hybrid cars and switching power supplies.’
- ‘This will provide a constant source of ‘clean power’ by means of an inverter, the device will also provide through its battery a limited amount of power after the power source has ceased.’
- ‘The cold cathode accessories each have an inverter, which converts power to the correct voltage and current suitable for the cathode.’
- ‘The inverter changes the solar direct current into the alternating current used by most household appliances.’
- ‘Our idea is to take the output through the inverter to a storage battery and out to a pair of hub motors.’
- ‘Lieber, Ham and colleagues used their technique to produce nanowire-based logical inverters and ring oscillators, which are inverters in series.’
- ‘The Dynacharger is a fully integrated system utilizing a bi-directional power inverter.’
- ‘An active backup power supply with PFC and power output regulation comprises a power factor correction circuit, a backup battery, an inverter and a control circuit.’
- ‘These involve such requirements as extracting hydrogen from other sources, catalysts for faster reaction times, and inverters for transforming direct to alternating current.’
- ‘An electronic inverter converts the direct-current power from the solar panel to usable house current.’
- ‘Intersil's ICL828 switched-capacitor voltage inverters address the need for higher power efficiency and lower operating current in battery powered, hand-held integrated comms products.’
- ‘This transformed 120 volts of power is stored in 60 two-volt batteries, which, through a computerised inverter, enable solar electric power to be available steadily all through, even during winter.’
- ‘At present, the car's power control unit, inverter, motor-generator and a handful of other key components are made only in Japan.’
- ‘An integral inverter changes the direct current to alternating current for transmission into the facility's electrical distribution systems.’
- ‘Drive control apparatus for an air conditioner having a modular inverter and a control circuit mounted on a common substrate’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The modifications included AC (alternating current) power inverters, on-board compressors, special machinegun mounts, and missile and smoke grenade launcher systems.’
- ‘Simply connect the inverter to an available molex connector, and then connect both cold cathode tubes to the inverter on the opposing side.’
- ‘Another problem stems from the use of an inverter that supplies alternating current in square waves, rather than the rounded, sine waves produced by conventional generating equipment.’
A device that converts either of the two binary digits or signals into the other.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Current controller for controlling a current flowing in a load using a PWM inverter and method used thereby’
- ‘The inverters supplied with the Vantec tubes support two devices, so we plugged both the long tubes into that.’
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