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English definition of “commutator”


noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒm.jʊ.teɪ.tər/ us    /ˈkɑː.mjə.teɪ.t̬ɚ/ specialized
a device used in some types of electric motors to change the direction in which an electric current is flowingElectrical components and circuitry
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