HyperDic: converter

English > 1 sense of the word converter:
NOUNartifactconverter, convertora device for changing one substance or form or state into another
converter > pronunciation
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > converter: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device for changing one substance or form or state into another.
NarrowerBessemer converterA refractory-lined furnace used to convert pig iron into steel by the Bessemer process
catalytic converterA converter that uses a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water
data converterconverter for changing information from one code to another
electrical converterconverter that converts alternating current into direct current or vice versa
electronic converter(telecommunication) converter for converting a signal from one frequency to another
torque converterconverter for transmitting and amplifying torque (especially by hydraulic means)
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishconversor, convertidor
Verbsconvertchange from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
convertchange in nature, purpose, or function

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