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current

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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In addition, mass production of devices and appliances designed for use by people with no qualifications, including children, justifies the undertaking of a wide scope of studies on direct current shocks.
Edison had committed himself to direct current, and he fought the use of alternating current, but he lost out eventually.
Additional supply of single-phase, Three-phase meters for direct connection to a switching relay and plc modem for s-fsk modulation, Three-phase indirect power meters for plc modem for s-fsk modulation and routers for plc with s-fsk modulation with built-in 2g or 3g gsm modem to a already built-in remote energy accounting system by means of the implemented software named sims, Developed by add production srl, Moldova, Implemented in 2006, Including: - single phase direct current meters with an estimated non-binding quantity of 59,500 units, - three-phase direct current meters with an estimated non-binding quantity of 10 900 ;, - three-phase indirect meters with an estimated non-binding quantity of 2 390 units, - routers with an estimated non-binding quantity of 425 units.
In a textbook for a graduate course in such fields as electrical, mechanical, computer, and chemical engineering, Amin and Rehmani discuss direct current machines.
His transformer could shift voltage and amperage, but only with alternating current and not with direct current.
Underground transmission cables: Although there is no electric loss when a direct current goes through a superconductor, some loss is caused by an alternating current, which is used in power transmission.
Both platforms use high-performance helical windings, which allow for low direct current resistance ratings, high thermal efficiency, and current ratings up to 33 amps direct current.
The company's main product is a device that converts electrical power from alternating current to direct current with the focus on industrial and telecommunications departments.
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A car's alternator produces alternating current, the kind used in a home, but it is converted into direct current for storage in the car battery.

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