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transformer

noun [C] uk   /trænsˈfɔː.mər/  us   /-ˈfɔːr.mɚ/
a device that changes the voltage or other characteristic of electrical energy as it moves from one circuit to another: You may need a transformer if you want to run a portable music device off mains electricity.
Translations of “transformer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 變壓器…
in Russian трансформатор…
in Turkish akım değiştirici/dönüştürücü, adaptör, dönüşüm aygıtı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 变压器…
in Polish transformator…
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