alternating electric current


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Synonyms for alternating electric current

an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally

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Boldly painted in red and white hoops and based on the Coast Road in Whitburn, Souter lighthouse opened in 1871 and was the first to use alternating electric current, the most advanced lighthouse technology of its day.
Induction melting works by the alternating electric current that flows into a furnace through a copper coil.
Durel lamps consist of a very thin layer of phosphor particles that glow when excited by alternating electric current.
The trust's other properties in the region include the birthplace of railway pioneer George Stephenson in Wylam, Northumberland, and Souter Lighthouse, South Shields, which was the first to use alternating electric current in 1871.
Boldly painted in red and white hoops, Souter opened in 1871 and was the first lighthouse to use alternating electric current, the most advanced lighthouse technology of its day.
THE BASIC DESIGN OF A LOUDSPEAKER IS AS OLD AS ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL: alternating electric currents drive a magnet in a coil that's attached to a membrane.
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