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Definition of direct current noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

direct current

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dəˌrekt ˈkʌrənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dəˌrekt ˈkɜːrənt//
 
; BrE BrE//dɪˌrekt ˈkʌrənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˌrekt ˈkɜːrənt//
 
; BrE BrE//daɪˌrekt ˈkʌrənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//daɪˌrekt ˈkɜːrənt//
 
[countable, uncountable] (abbreviation DC)
 
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an electric current that flows in one direction only compare alternating current
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: direct current