Meaning of REGENERATOR in English

REGENERATOR

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

noun

Date: circa 1550

1. : one that regenerates

2. : a device used especially with hot-air engines or gas furnaces in which incoming air or gas is heated by contact with masses (as of brick) previously heated by outgoing hot air or gas

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