Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of converter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who, or a thing that converts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a device for changing one substance or form or state into another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See converter, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a device for changing one substance or form or state into another

Etymologies

to convert + -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So when I converted for the second time, I altered some strings in the smf-phpBB convertor, that is all "utf8_bin" to "utf8_general_ci" just to see if I would get lucky.

    phpBB.com

  • * $convertor_data provides some basic information about this convertor which is

    phpBB.com

  • Maybe that is an argument for the government mandating this technology, making hybrid technology as common as the airbag and the catalytic convertor.

    Economics of Hydrogen, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • To fly at night, add an $8.50 DC to AC convertor to drive the electroluminescent wire and $10 for 10 feet of glow wire to bring total cost to $97.50.

    Recycling Takes to Air

  • Q: What made your catalytic-convertor idea better than what's in use today?

    Being Green to Growing Green

  • Bilal Zuberi decided to apply his environmental-science knowledge toward launching a company, GEO2 Technologies, that aimed to develop fuel cells and a new kind of automotive catalytic convertor.

    Being Green to Growing Green

  • A: The catalytic convertor we use today was invented in the 1970s and has only incrementally improved since then.

    Being Green to Growing Green

  • After all, conversion had significant consequences for the convertor as well as the convertee.

    The Redleys

  • I love it that their convertor is called MeatGrinder ...

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • When the electricity goes out, you roll the generator to a special convertor plug which an electrician must install on the back of your house for about $400, plug the unit in and use it to power critical items such as gas heat, a fridge, TV and some lights.

    When the next monster snowstorm hits the D.C. area, you can be prepared

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