direct current

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Synonyms for direct current

an electric current that flows in one direction steadily

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In Nova Scotia, the company will build 46 km of 200 kilovolt high-voltage direct current transmission line from Point Aconi to the Woodbine Substation and 41 km of 5 kilovolt grounding line from the Woodbine Converter Station to Big Lorraine.
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PHOENIX, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SolCool One, LLC and its manufacturing partner, Senergy Cooling Systems, delivered the first Millennia direct current air conditioning/heating system to AirCare, LLC Phoenix, Arizona.
Underground transmission cables: Although there is no electric loss when a direct current goes through a superconductor, some loss is caused by an alternating current, which is used in power transmission.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for direct current (DC) power systems is a highly competitive market, especially among Tier I companies.
A converter station converts the direct current back into alternating current for subsequent transmission and distribution.
Contract Awarded for Manufactured and delivered India's first 800KV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transformer for the Champa-Kurukshetra ultra-high-voltage direct current (UHVDC) phase one link.
This first volume is devoted to converting direct current to direct current (DC-DC), and covers modeling DC-DC converters, classical DC-DC pulse-width modulator hard-switching converters, and derived structures of DC-DC converters.
They cover principles of self-commutating conversion, multi-level voltage source conversion, multi-level reinjection, modelling and controlling converter dynamics, pulse-width-modulation high-voltage direct current transmission, ultra-high-voltage voltage-source conversion transmission, ultra-high-voltage self-commutating current-source conversion transmission, back-to-back asynchronous interconnection, low-voltage high-direct-current AC-DC conversion, and power conversion for high-energy storage.
London, July 15 (ANI): Japanese researchers say that the leakage of power, which results when a gadget converts alternating current to direct current, may be reduced by a third by switching to converters that use gallium nitride transistors rather than silicon ones.
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An archrival to Thomas Alva Edison, he fought the ``War of the Currents,'' championing the benefits of alternating current over direct current and harnessing the mighty power of Niagara Falls to produce electricity.
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