commutate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To reverse the path of (an alternating electric current) each half-cycle to produce a unidirectional existing.
    • To reverse the course of (an alternating household current) each half-cycle to create a unidirectional existing.
  • others:
    • To change; drive; specifically, to alter the path of, as an electric or magnetic circuit, or part of a circuit.
    • To change; travel; particularly, to improve the course of, as an electrical or magnetic circuit, or element of a circuit.
  • verb:
    • reverse the direction of (an alternating electric energy) each 1 / 2 cycle so as to create a unidirectional current
    • reverse the course of (an alternating electric energy) each 1 / 2 cycle to be able to create a unidirectional current

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