Meaning of GENERATOR in English

GENERATOR

gen ‧ e ‧ ra ‧ tor /ˈdʒenəreɪtə $ -ər/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Word Family: verb : ↑ generate ; noun : ↑ generator ; adverb : generatively; adjective : ↑ generative ]

1 . a machine that produces electricity:

an emergency generator

2 . a company that produces electricity

3 . something that produces something else

generator of

good generators of income

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