Translation of commutator in Spanish:

commutator

conmutador, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑmjəˌteɪdər//ˈkɒmjʊˌteɪtə/

noun

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    conmutador masculine
    • He went on to build an electric motor in 1832 and invented the commutator, an integral part of most modern electric motors.
    • One of the places you need them is in modern small motors which don't have a commutator.
    • It may also increase efficiency of machines as there won't be frictional effects of brushes, commutators, etc, on the motor itself.
    • The brushes conduct electricity to the commutator.
    • You can see that the commutator is simply a pair of plates attached to the axle.