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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Converter  \Con*vert"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  converts;  one  who  makes  converts. 
 
  2.  (Steel  Manuf.)  A  retort,  used  in  the  Bessemer  process,  in 
  which  molten  cast  iron  is  decarburized  and  converted  into 
  steel  by  a  blast  of  air  forced  through  the  liquid  metal. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  converter 
  n  :  a  device  for  changing  one  substance  or  form  or  state  into 
  another  [syn:  {convertor}] 




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