fluctuating current

fluctuating current

[¦flək·chə‚wād·iŋ ′kə·rənt]
(electricity)
Direct current that changes in value but not at a steady rate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Due to the nonlinear fluctuating current characteristics of the EAF, it generates more voltage fluctuations and flicker frequency components at the PCC.
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