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adjective being done, belonging to the time, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporary, existent, existing, hic, immediate, in fashion, in style, in the fad, in vogue, instant, latest, latter day, new, occurring, of the moment, of the present, of this date, of tooays date, popular, present, present day, prevailing, recent, revised, stylish, topical, up to date, up to the minute, usitatus, widespread
Associated concepts: current account, current assets, current basis, current business expenses, current debts, current expenditures, current market value, current obligations, current operating expenses, current rate of exxhange, currently distributable
See also: common, customary, extant, familiar, instant, outflow, popular, present, prevailing, prevalent, rife, typical, usual

CURRENT, merc. law. A term used to express present time; the current month; i.e. the present month. Price current, is the ordinary price at the time spoken of. A printed paper, containing such prices, is also called a price current.
     2. Current, in another sense, signifies that which is readily received; as, current money.

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The contract will involve the construction of just over 400 km of new, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and alternating current (AC) overhead lines in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia; construction of new grounding lines in both provinces; and procurement of all materials associated with the exception of steel structures and conductors.
The contract requires ABB to build an alternating current submarine cable connection to enable the transmission of power from offshore to the grids in mainland.
dk, a transmission system operator in Denmark, for construction of an alternating current (AC) cable system for transmission of power from the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm to the mainland grid.

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