Converter

  A device for transforming the quality and quantity of electrical energy; also an inverter.
  Any technology that changes the potential energy in fuel into a different form of energy such as heat or motion. The term also is used to mean an apparatus that changes the quantity or quality of electric energy.
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  Any technology that changes the potential energy in a fuel into a different from of energy such as heat or motion. The term also is used to mean an apparatus that changes the quantity or quality of electrical energy.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

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