Meaning of GENERATOR in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈje-nə-ˌrā-tər ]


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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.