1 of a current that reverses direction at regular intervals; "alternating current" [ant: direct]
2 occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate" [syn: alternate(a), alternating(a)]
- present participle of the verb ''to alternate
- that alternates
- Having a planar diagram whose crossings alternate between "over" and "under" as one travels along the knot.
- Having terms that alternate between positive and negative.
such that it alternates
Alternating may refer to: