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"direct current" in British English

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direct currentnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation DC) specialized
electricalcurrent that ​moves in one ​direction only
(Definition of direct current from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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direct currentnoun [U]

 us   /dəˈrekt ˈkɜr·ənt, dɑɪ-, ˈkʌr-/
physics electriccurrent that moves only in one ​direction, like the ​electricity that comes from a ​battery
(Definition of direct current from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “direct current”
in Chinese (Simplified) 直流电(流向唯一一个方向的电流)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直流電(只循單一方向流動的電流)…
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