Definition of Generator

1. Noun. An apparatus that produces a vapor or gas.

Generic synonyms: Apparatus, Setup



2. Noun. Engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction.

3. Noun. Someone who originates or causes or initiates something. "He was the generator of several complaints"
Exact synonyms: Author, Source
Specialized synonyms: Coiner
Generic synonyms: Maker, Shaper
Derivative terms: Auctorial, Authorship, Generate

4. Noun. An electronic device for producing a signal voltage.
Generic synonyms: Electronic Device
Specialized synonyms: Oscillator, Pulse Generator

Definition of Generator

1. n. One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces.

2. n. Any machine that transforms mechanical into electrical energy; a dynamo.

Definition of Generator

1. Noun. One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces. ¹

2. Noun. A piece of apparatus, equipment, etc, to convert or change energy from one form to another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Generator

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Generator

1. 1. One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces. 2. 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. 3. The principal sound or sounds by which others are produced; the fundamental note or root of the common chord. Synonym: generating tone. Origin: L. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Generator

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Therefore if removed, the generator voltage would increase with speed of engine ... A» an example of disconnecting the generator and battery, from a car, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1899)
"The matters were reversed so that dynamo c. fed from a 330-volt circuit, ran the motor B as a generator, sending a rotary current to the three-phaser A, ..."

3. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"203, which is thrown over by a mechanism on the generator shaft whenever the direction of rotation of the generator is reversed. 218. The Stone generator. ..."

4. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"203, which is thrown over by a mechanism on the generator shaft whenever the direction of rotation of the generator is reversed. 218. The Stone generator. ..."

5. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1910)
"The electrical part of the unit, the induction generator, is not a new ... There are two kinds of alternating-current generators: the synchronous generator, ..."

6. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1920)
"the series generator will reverse and operate as a motor. ... When a generator is being tested to determine its characteristic or its regulation, ..."

7. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1916)
"required leading exciting current of the induction generator, and the synchronous motor can thus to a certain extent be called the exciter of the induction ..."

8. A treatise on the analytic geometry of three dimensions by George Salmon (1862)
"There may be on the surface, however, singular generators which are intersected by a consecutive generator, and in this case the plane containing the two ..."

9. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Therefore if removed, the generator voltage would increase with speed of engine ... A» an example of disconnecting the generator and battery, from a car, ..."

10. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1899)
"The matters were reversed so that dynamo c. fed from a 330-volt circuit, ran the motor B as a generator, sending a rotary current to the three-phaser A, ..."

11. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"203, which is thrown over by a mechanism on the generator shaft whenever the direction of rotation of the generator is reversed. 218. The Stone generator. ..."

12. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"203, which is thrown over by a mechanism on the generator shaft whenever the direction of rotation of the generator is reversed. 218. The Stone generator. ..."

13. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1910)
"The electrical part of the unit, the induction generator, is not a new ... There are two kinds of alternating-current generators: the synchronous generator, ..."

14. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1920)
"the series generator will reverse and operate as a motor. ... When a generator is being tested to determine its characteristic or its regulation, ..."

15. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1916)
"required leading exciting current of the induction generator, and the synchronous motor can thus to a certain extent be called the exciter of the induction ..."

16. A treatise on the analytic geometry of three dimensions by George Salmon (1862)
"There may be on the surface, however, singular generators which are intersected by a consecutive generator, and in this case the plane containing the two ..."

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