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direct current

In an electric circuit, a current that flows in one direction only. Also see alternating current.
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When you lose to them two times in a year you get that sour taste in your mouth," said D-C reserve Josh Raby, who posted a game-high 14 points off the bench.
D-C grabbed its first lead on Bergeron's free throws late in the third quarter, but trailed until Orndahl's 3 gave D-C some breathing room.
It operates on 24-v d-c power and is configurable for over 8000 I/O points.
Give D-C credit their defensive scheme really gave us troubles.
Green claims that a-c motors have certain advantages in cooling arrangements over their brush-type d-c counterparts.
Green concedes that the recent extension of brushless d-c motors into higher horsepower ranges also eliminates brush and commutator deterioration in conventional d-c motors, but adds that brushless d-c units still have open frames that may draw in dust.
Freshman center Alyssa Crenshaw had 9 points and 10 rebounds for D-C.
Crenshaw, with 11 rebounds, led D-C with 12 points.
Bergeron, who showed he could shoot, pass, block and defend, poured in 12 points in the first half, including a one-handed flush with 4:26 left in the second quarter to give D-C a 31-19 lead.
We knew they were going to run the floor so we tried to combat that and lock up and play team defense and push the ball," said Bergeron, as D-C finished at 52 percent shooting.
Trailing 24-23 after D-C freshman Gianine Boado drove the lane for a layup with 4:42 left in the game, the Whips took the lead for good on 2 free throws from junior Ally Cermak at the 4:31 mark.
Then, after D-C failed to score, Cork found Herrmann for a baseline backdoor layup at 3:36, and the two connected again with 2:17 to play and Hampshire suddenly had a 29-24 lead -- the biggest lead for either team since the Whip-Purs opened the game on a 7-0 run.