alternator

[ awl-ter-ney-ter, al- ]SEE DEFINITION OF alternator

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The other appears to have in it a resistance and a battery (or else an alternator).

The roar of the alternator died down, first to a hum and then to a purr.

I was up here—loading the condenser—when you cut me off from the alternator.

The alternator began to buzz and spark, crackling viciously.

Each vertical row comprises the measuring instruments for an alternator.

In the illustration the alternator panels are shown at the left and the feeder panels at the right.

For the alternator panels, instruments of the vertical edgewise type are used.

In some cases an alternator is used in place of the battery B, Fig. 4, and when this is done the break M can be dispensed with.

When the ends of the coil are connected to the terminals of an alternator the disc is set in rotation.

Even when making such observations with an alternator one is apt to be mistaken.

WORD ORIGIN

1878, agent noun in Latin form from alternate (v.).

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