HyperDic: rectifier

English > 2 senses of the word rectifier:
NOUNartifactrectifierelectrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
person rectifiera person who corrects or sets right
rectifier > pronunciation
Soundsreh'ktahfay.er
Rhymesacquire ... wire: 63 rhymes with ayer...
English > rectifier: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningelectrical device that transforms alternating into direct current.
Narrowerdetector, demodulatorrectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave
full-wave rectifierrectifier that converts the negative half wave of an alternating current into a positive half wave
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishrectificador
Catalanrectificador
English > rectifier: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who corrects or sets right.
Example"a rectifier of prejudices"
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Verbsrectifyset straight or right

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