Meaning of GENERATOR in English

noun one who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces.

2. generator ·add. ·noun any machine that transforms mechanical into electrical energy; a dynamo.

3. generator ·noun the principal sound or sounds by which others are produced; the fundamental note or root of the common chord;

— called also generating tone.

4. generator ·noun an apparatus in which vapor or gas is formed from a liquid or solid by means of heat or chemical process, as a steam boiler, gas retort, or vessel for generating carbonic acid gas, ·etc.

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