step-up transformer


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transformer

 [trans-for´mer]
an induction apparatus for changing electrical energy at one voltage and current to electrical energy at another voltage and current, through the medium of magnetic energy, without mechanical motion.
step-down transformer one for lowering the voltage of the original current.
step-up transformer one for raising the voltage of the original current.

step-up trans·form·er

(step'ŭp trans-fōr'mĕr)
Device used in radiology to increase the voltage coming into an x-ray tube.

step-up trans·form·er

(step'ŭp trans-fōr'mĕr)
Device used in radiology to increase the voltage coming into an x-ray tube.