HyperDic: alternating

English > 2 senses of the word alternating:
ADJECTIVEallalternating(of a current) reversing direction
allalternating, alternateoccurring by turns
alternating > pronunciation
Soundsao'lterney.tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > alternating: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a current) reversing direction.
Example"alternating current"
CategoryelectricityA physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
Oppositedirect(of a current) flowing in one direction only
Spanishalternante, alterno
English > alternating: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOccurring by turns; first one and then the other.
Example"alternating feelings of love and hate"
Synonymalternate
Broadercyclic, cyclicalrecurring in cycles
Spanishalternado, alternante, alterno, oscilante

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