Meaning of “converter” in the English Dictionary

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converternoun [ C ]

also convertor uk /kənˈvɜː.tər/ us /kənˈvɝː.t̬ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Each format that a reader understands has one or more converter programs that run on your PC, and turn the plain text file into that format. 
  • The roaring flames, rushing from the mouth of the converter, changes its violet color to orange and finally to pure white. 
  • This apparatus comprises transformers, converters, and certain minor auxiliaries. 

(Definition of “converter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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