alternating current

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Synonyms for alternating current

an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally

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Alternating-current motors that have been used for more than 10 years in Europe to power high-speed passenger trains are being readied to debut on freight trains in the United States.
Alternating-current motors are competitive with dc motors because of an inexpensive and compact inverter that Electro-Motive has developed with Siemens.
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