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motor generator

noun, Electricity
one or more motors mechanically coupled to one or more generators for converting or transforming electric current into mechanical energy.
Also called motor generator set.
Origin of motor generator
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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motor generator

a generator driven by an electric motor, by means of which the voltage, frequency, or phases of an electrical power supply can be changed
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