alternating current

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Synonyms for alternating current

an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally

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Holyoke, Mass.: ISO New England, the overseer of the New England energy market, has chosen to follow through with the alternate current transmission line upgrades proposed by Eversource and National Grid.
These robust, high reliability switches carry contact ratings ranging from 15A to 20A with a minimum life of 6,000 cycles at alternate current. Single and double pole models are offered in a range of electrical configurations including the ON/OFF, ON/ON, MOM/OFF/MOM, ON/OFF/MOM and ON/OFF/ON.
ABB will supply two 500 megawatt-rated converter stations for converting alternate current into direct current for transmission by cable under the Adriatic Sea between Galatina, Italy, and Arachthos, Greece.
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