Generator - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒenəreɪtər|  American pronunciation of the word generator
Brit.  |ˈdʒenəreɪtə|  British pronunciation of the word generator


- an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas
- engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction
- someone who originates or causes or initiates something (syn: author, source)
he was the generator of several complaints
- an electronic device for producing a signal voltage

Extra examples

This new product will be a major revenue generator.

You can wire the generator to a car battery.

We bought an electric generator as a standby.

Word forms

singular: generator
plural: generators
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