direct current

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Synonyms for direct current

an electric current that flows in one direction steadily

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Thanks to high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission technology, the new system's transmission losses, including cable losses, are just three percent.
Using some fancy statistical footwork, the reserachers separated out the direct-current (DC) component due to core currents from the tangle of alternating-current (AC) signals arising from a variety of sources, such as the erratic flow of ions in the ionosphere, that induce currents in the earth.
Magnetek patented hardware and software allow the Quattro drive system to control both direct-current (Dc) and alternating-current (Ac) motor-driven elevators.
The interconnection would be composed of high voltage direct-current submarine and underground cables as well as converter stations in Lithuania and Sweden.
Neptune Regional Transmission System (RTS) has awarded Siemens Power Transmission and Distribution (PTD) a contract worth more than $200 million to construct an undersea high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission link between Sayreville, New Jersey and North Hempstead in Long Island, New York.
By utilizing the original simulation technology, MIPW series inductors have been improved the inner structure of MIP series inductors, which had once attained the lowest direct-current resistance among the same class of inductors in the industry.
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