Alternator - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːltərneɪtər|  American pronunciation of the word alternator
Brit.  |ˈɔːltəneɪtə|  British pronunciation of the word alternator

noun

- an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)

Examples

...the voltage regulator will make sure your car's alternator gets the right amount of electricity...

Word forms

noun
singular: alternator
plural: alternators
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