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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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If you are interested in a virtual brochure, which provides manufacturers, end users, and other industry participants with an overview of the North American Direct Current and Universal Fractional Horsepower Motors Markets, then send an e-mail to Tori Foster, Corporate Communications, at tori.
They highlight the fact that the circuitry that creates a stable direct current from an AC source relies on transistors that can switch quickly from a state that conducts current to one that blocks it, and that conventional silicon transistors can lose a significant amount of power through current leakage during this process because the material's properties break down at high voltages.
The inventor arrived in the United States nearly penniless in 1884, then went to work for Edison, who was trying to develop direct current as a power source.
amp; GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- O2Micro(R) International Limited (NASDAQ:OIIM), a leading supplier of innovative power management, and security components and systems for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial, and Communications markets, was granted 37 claims under United States patent number 6,965,221 for its Direct Current to Direct Current (DC/DC) converter Controller.
TSX:XTX) today introduced the XPower Pocket Powerpack 100, a lightweight battery and inverter combination that can operate or recharge a wide range of mobile consumer electronics products through alternating current (AC), or direct current (DC) from a universal serial bus (USB) power outlet.
Photovoltaic (PV) inverters change the direct current produced by solar panels into alternating current compatible with the utility grid.
Designed to apply direct current (DC) power to a tower-mounted amplifier (TMA), as well as communicate alarm conditions from that same TMA, through the coaxial feeder cable, Powerwave's indoor and outdoor broadband current injectors are ideal for small indoor spaces and exposed outdoor environments.
They directly drive small, direct current (DC) motors, such as those found in home appliances, automobiles and power tools.
The text explains how to design direct current (dc) power systems that operate at nominal voltages of 24 and 48 volts dc, use lead-acid batteries, and are installed in public network telecommunications systems and other exclusive-use environments.
The Juan de Fuca Cable, proposed to transmit 550 MW also using high voltage direct current technology, would connect Greater Victoria, British Columbia with Port Angeles, Washington.

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