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commutator


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Commutator  \Com"mu*ta`tor\,  n.  (Elec.) 
  A  piece  of  apparatus  used  for  reversing  the  direction  of  an 
  electrical  current;  an  attachment  to  certain  electrical 
  machines,  by  means  of  which  alternating  currents  are  made  to 
  be  continuous  or  to  have  the  same  direction. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  commutator 
  n  :  for  reversing  the  direction  of  an  electric  current 




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