mechanical rectifier


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mechanical rectifier

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′rek·tə‚fī·ər]
(electricity)
A rectifier in which rectification is accomplished by mechanical action, as in a synchronous vibrator.
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The mechanical rectifier uses two one-way clutches to convert irregular up-and-down vibratory motions into unidirectional rotation of the generator.

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