Meaning of GENERATOR in English


Pronunciation: ' je-n ə - ˌ r ā -t ə r

Function: noun

Date: 1646

1 : one that generates: as a : an apparatus in which vapor or gas is formed b : a machine by which mechanical energy is changed into electrical energy

2 : a mathematical entity that when subjected to one or more operations yields another mathematical entity or its elements specifically : GENERATRIX

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.