Definition of Transformer

1. Noun. An electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage.




Definition of Transformer

1. n. One who, or that which, transforms. Specif. (Elec.), an apparatus for producing from a given electrical current another current of different voltage.

Definition of Transformer

1. Noun. Something that transforms, changing its own or another thing's shape. ¹

2. Noun. (electrical engineering) A static device that transfers electric energy from one circuit to another by magnetic coupling. Their main use is to transfer energy between different voltage levels, which allows choosing most appropriate voltage for power generation, transmission and distribution separately. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transformer

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Medical Definition of Transformer

1. One who, or that which, transforms. Specif. An apparatus for producing from a given electrical current another current of different voltage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Transformer

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"This leakage is increased with the secondary output of the transformer and with ... If a transformer is worked at a constant primary potential difference, ..."

2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1914)
"Characteristics and Limitations of the Series transformer ... A study of the imperfections of the series transformer, to determine how and to what extent ..."

3. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"CHAPTER VII THE transformer The static transformer is a device for ... A transformer may receive energy at one voltage and deliver it at a higher voltage, ..."

4. Electrical Measurements by Frank Arthur Laws (1917)
"This allows the transformer to be placed around a cable and permits the ... For obvious reasons this device is sometimes called a series transformer in ..."

5. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"3 X 70 X 1000 the line current for the motors = ~T7~3~~x l>200 = amP- the kv.a. output of each lighting transformer 600 X 0.5 X 110 1000 = 33 kv.a. ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1893)
"The transformer is an instrument which still continues to attract the ... The transformer witli an open magnetic circuit has been the subject of much ..."

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