|a. any device for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction, esp a large one as in a power station|
|b. a device for producing a voltage electrostatically|
|c. any device that converts one form of energy into another form: an acoustic generator|
|2.||an apparatus for producing a gas|
|3.||a person or thing that generates|
generator gen·er·a·tor (jěn'ə-rā'tər)
One that generates, especially a machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
|generator (jěn'ə-rā'tər) Pronunciation Key