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AC (Alternating Current)


Term
AC (Alternating Current)

Abbreviation
AC

Definition
AC (Alternating Current) is power in which the electrical current frequently reverses direction. AC electricity is measured according to its cycles, with one complete cycle being counted each time a given current travels in one direction and then doubles back on itself.

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