What does generator mean?

Definitions for generator
ˈdʒɛn əˌreɪ tərgen·er·a·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. generator(noun)

    an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas

  2. generator(noun)

    engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction

  3. generator, source, author(noun)

    someone who originates or causes or initiates something

    "he was the generator of several complaints"

  4. generator(noun)

    an electronic device for producing a signal voltage


  1. Generator(n.)

    (Math.) a mathematical entity which, when subjected to an operation, yields another mathematical entity; also, a generatrix.

    Etymology: [L.]


  1. generator(Noun)

    One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces.

  2. generator(Noun)

    A piece of apparatus, equipment, etc, to convert or change energy from one form to another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Generator(noun)

    one who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces

    Etymology: [L.]

  2. Generator(noun)

    an apparatus in which vapor or gas is formed from a liquid or solid by means of heat or chemical process, as a steam boiler, gas retort, or vessel for generating carbonic acid gas, etc

    Etymology: [L.]

  3. Generator(noun)

    the principal sound or sounds by which others are produced; the fundamental note or root of the common chord; -- called also generating tone

    Etymology: [L.]


  1. Generator

    Generator is the sixth studio album by the punk rock band Bad Religion. Although the album was completed in the spring of 1991, it was not released until 1992. The reason that the album's release date was pushed back was because Bad Religion was not happy with the artwork and packaging, and in order to release it, they went through ideas that were scrapped. Generator was the band's first release with drummer Bobby Schayer, who replaced Pete Finestone during the Against the Grain tour. It is also Bad Religion's fourth and last album not to display their classic font on the cover. Like Bad Religion's first five albums, Epitaph Records released a remastered version of Generator on April 6, 2004, with two exclusive tracks that were taken from the split 7" with Noam Chomsky issued by Maximum Rock'N Roll in 1991. On the same day, they released a DVD reissue of their long-out of print live video Along the Way, which was also released in 1992. These versions feature Finestone on drums, making it his final recordings with Bad Religion. As of 2008, the original CD version of the album is out of print. A video was made for "Atomic Garden". It is available for watching at Epitaph web site. This was the first video Bad Religion ever released.

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How to say generator in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of generator in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of generator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of generator in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    What we saw was that the Ferguson Police Department in conjunction with the municipality saw traffic stops, arrests, tickets as a revenue generator, as opposed to serving the community, and that it systematically was biased against African-Americans in that city who were stopped, harassed, mistreated, abused, called names, fined.

  2. Jeffias Moyo:

    I bought a generator which I alternate between grinding mills, but I cannot survive, this thing requires a lot of fuel.

  3. Jaffar Hussain:

    Medicines are not available, the health work force is not available, the hospital is bombed, electricity is not there, fuel for the generator is not there, or it is in a conflict area which people have fled - the doctors, nurses and paramedics.

  4. Piotr Bujlo:

    The generator produces electricity in an environmentally friendly way, without pollution or noise.

  5. Bilingual Hirai:

    The entertainment segment has maintained profitability for 18 years straight, and as a generator of stable profit, it is a major pillar of the Sony Group.

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