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alternator

Pronunciation: awl′ter-nā-ter

Definition: Mechanical apparatus with movable transparent racks to which a large number of radiographs can be attached, to enable selection and viewing in front of a stationary bank of lights.

[L. alterno, to do by turns, fr. alter, either of two]

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