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Rectifier vs. Inverter

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Rectifiernoun

Something that rectifies.

Inverternoun

something that inverts, or causes inversion

Rectifiernoun

A device that converts alternating current into direct current; often a diode.

Inverternoun

(electrical engineering) a power inverter

Rectifiernoun

(nautical) An instrument used for determining and rectifying the variations of the compass on board ship.

Inverternoun

an electrical converter that converts direct current into alternating current

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Rectifiernoun

(artificial neural networks) The activation function f(x) = \max(0, x), where x is the input to a neuron.

Inverternoun

an apparatus which converts direct current into alternating current.

Rectifiernoun

One who, or that which, rectifies.

Inverternoun

a device that converts either of the two binary digits or signals into the other.

Rectifiernoun

Specifically: (a) (Naut.) An instrument used for determining and rectifying the variations of the compass on board ship. (b) (Chem.) A rectificator.

Rectifiernoun

electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current

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Rectifiernoun

a person who corrects or sets right;

‘a rectifier of prejudices’;

Rectifiernoun

an electrical device which converts an alternating current into a direct one by allowing a current to flow through it in one direction only.

Rectifier

A rectifier is an electrical device that converts alternating current (AC), which periodically reverses direction, to direct current (DC), which flows in only one direction. The reverse operation is performed by the inverter.

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