generator generator  /ˈdʒɛ nə ˌreɪ tər/


  1. (n) an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas
  2. (n) engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction
  3. (n) someone who originates or causes or initiates something
  4. (n) an electronic device for producing a signal voltage



  1. Solar power recharges a large bank of batteries when his generator shuts down.
  2. For manufacturers of auxiliary power generators, the effect of last month's blackout in the Northeast has been a surge of orders.
  3. Kantrowitz likes to say that his creation is just like an ordinary rotary generator, but simpler.


  1. Lithium Exploration Group Announces Continued Progress on Ultrasonic Generator Technology

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium Exploration Group Inc. (OTCQB: LEXG) today updated shareholders on progress on the ultrasonic generator technology.  The technology's master licensor, ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Iran: Bushehr nuclear plant has generator problem

    MOSCOW (AP) — Iran's Russian-built nuclear power plant has had an electric generator malfunction, an Iranian official said Monday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant had generator problem: envoy

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iran's Russian-built nuclear power plant has experienced technical problems with its generator and experts are working to resolve the issue, Tehran's envoy to Moscow said on Monday. Ambassador Mahmoud Reza Sajjadi said there was "absolutely no link" between this problem at the Bushehr plant - which was shut down when U.N. nuclear inspectors went there in mid-May - and a ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "One-sided illegitimate action hasn't solved a single problem and has become a generator of many human tragedies, a source of tension," Mr Putin said. "Local and regional wars didn't get fewer. The number of people who died didn't get less...
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: The Australian

  2. "Tourism is well-positioned to be a major generator of revenue and is fundamental for the generation of employment in the country. This activity deserves its own portfolio which will allow it to maintain and increase the growth we've seen since...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Source: TravelBizMonitor

  3. "It's a minor incident in the generator room. No need to worry. We will have a delayed start though...... may be of 10-15 minutes," Sudhakar Rao, assistant secretary of the Karnataka Cricket Association, said.
    on Apr 17, 2010 By: Sudhakar Rao Source: Indiatimes

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