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Dictionary entry overview: What does alternating current mean?
• ALTERNATING CURRENT (noun)
The noun ALTERNATING CURRENT has 1 sense:
1. an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally
Familiarity information: ALTERNATING CURRENT used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally
Nouns denoting natural phenomena
alternating current; AC
In the US most household current is AC at 60 cycles per second
Hypernyms ("alternating current" is a kind of...):
direct current (an electric current that flows in one direction steadily)
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