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motor generator

noun, Electricity
1.
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
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • Check main breakers in all four motor generator sets.
  • motor generator sets and dispatching systems will be replaced.
British Dictionary definitions for motor generator

motor generator

noun
1.
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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