re generator

regenerator

[ri-jen-uh-rey-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that regenerates.
2.
(in a regenerative furnace) a chamber filled with checkerwork that is repeatedly heated by exhaust gases in order to heat air that is passed through it.

Origin:
1730–40; regenerate + -or2

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