Rectifier definitions

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One that rectifies.

A rectifier of many wrongs.

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A device, such as a diode, that converts alternating current to direct current.
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A worker who blends or dilutes whiskey or other alcoholic beverages.
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A person or thing that rectifies, as by correction or adjustment.
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A device, esp. a diode, that converts alternating current into direct current.
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The definition of a rectifier is a person of thing that corrects or makes things better.

An example of a rectifier is a newspaper editor who corrects grammar and spelling.

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An electrical device that converts alternating current to direct current. Rectifiers are most often made of a combination of diodes, which allow current to pass in one direction only.
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A type of diode that converts alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC). Rectifiers originally were in the form of electron tubes but now are semiconductors or semiconductor arrays. See also diode.
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An electrical circuit used to convert AC into DC current. A rectifier is a diode that causes the current to flow in only one direction. The output of the rectifier is essentially half-AC current, which is then filtered into DC. Contrast with inverter. See diode.
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Something that rectifies.
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A device that converts alternating current into direct current; often a diode.
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(nautical) An instrument used for determining and rectifying the variations of the compass on board ship.
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