Definitions for dynamoˈdaɪ nəˌmoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dy•na•moˈdaɪ nəˌmoʊ(n.)(pl.)-mos.

  1. an electric generator, esp. for direct current.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

  2. an energetic, hardworking, forceful person.

Origin of dynamo:

1882; short for dynamoelectric

dynamo-

  1. dynamometer.

    Category: Affix

    Ref: var. of dyna-

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dynamo(noun)

    generator consisting of a coil (the armature) that rotates between the poles of an electromagnet (the field magnet) causing a current to flow in the armature

Wiktionary

  1. dynamo(Noun)

    A dynamo-electric machine.

  2. dynamo(Noun)

    An energetic person.

    That new Vice President of Marketing is a real dynamo; sales have already gone up this quarter.

  3. Dynamo(Noun)

    A dynamo-electric machine.

  4. Dynamo(Noun)

    An energetic person.

    That new Vice President of Marketing is a real dynamo; sales have already gone up this quarter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dynamo(noun)

    a dynamo-electric machine

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Dynamo

    a machine by which mechanical work is transformed into powerful electric currents by the inductive action of magnets on coils of copper wire in motion.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. dynamo

    Any man who has everything he eats, drinks, smokes and wears, charged.


Translations for dynamo

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

dynamo(noun)

a machine that produces electric currents.

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