direct-current component

direct-current component

[də¦rekt ¦kə·rənt kəm′pō·nənt]
(communications)
The average value of a signal; in television, it represents the average luminance of the picture being transmitted; in radar, the level from which the transmitted and received pulses rise.
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Together with its Chinese partners, Siemens designed the entire HVDC system for the Yunnan-Guangdong project and developed and supplied the core components for this ground-breaking technology, which included 800-kV and 600-kV converter transformers, DC filters and all 800-kV direct-current components.

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