Wortformen:(regular plural) alternators
(Automotive engineering: Vehicle components, Lighting and electrical/electronic systems) An alternator is a device used in a car that creates an electrical current that changes direction as it flows. ⇒ It is the responsibility of the alternator to ensure that the battery is fully charged and ready to go. ⇒ Most alternator difficulties are caused by bad connections or not having the drive belt tension correctly adjusted. ⇒ The battery normally keeps the alternator output voltage within acceptable limits.
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