Transformer

Transformer
  An electromagnetic device that changes the voltage of alternating current electricity. It consists of an induction coil having a primary and secondary winding and a closed iron core.
  A device for changing the voltage of alternating current.
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  An electrical device for changing the voltage of alternating current.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary
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  A device, which through electromagnetic induction but without the use of moving parts, transforms alternating or intermittent electric energy in one circuit into energy of similar type in another circuit, commonly with altered values of voltage and current.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms
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  Steps AC voltage up or down, depending on the application.
  Solar Electric Glossary

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  • Transformer — Trans*form er, n. 1. One who, or that which, transforms. Specif. (Elec.), an apparatus for producing from a given electrical current another current of different voltage. [1913 Webster] 2. (1990 s) a toy consisting of a figure or representation… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transformer — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Transformer — bezeichnet: Transformator in der englischen Sprache eine Spielzeug Actionfigur, siehe Transformers ein Überkopf Fahrgeschäft, siehe Top Star Tour Transformer (Album) ein Album von Lou Reed Siehe auch: Transformers (Begriffsklärung)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • transformer — transformer. См. трансформер. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • transformer — (n.) device to reduce electrical currents, 1883, from Fr. transformateur (1882); see TRANSFORM (Cf. transform) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • transformer — Transformer. v. a. Metamorphoser, Changer une personne ou une chose en une autre forme. La femme de Lot fut transformée en une statuë de sel. On lit dans Homere que Circé transforma les compagnons d Ulysse en bestes …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • transformer — ► NOUN ▪ a device for changing the voltage of an alternating current by electromagnetic induction …   English terms dictionary

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