Converter vs Changer - What's the difference?

converter | changer |


As nouns the difference between converter and changer

is that converter is a person or thing that converts while changer is someone or something who changes things.

converter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person or thing that converts.
  • A retort, used in the Bessemer process, in which molten cast iron is decarburized and converted into steel by a blast of air forced through the liquid metal.
  • (Webster 1913)

    See also

    * convertor

    Anagrams

    * English agent nouns ----

    changer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone or something who changes things.
  • Usage notes

    * Usually used together with another noun, eg, automatic tool changer'', ''shape changer'', ''mind changer ----