What is generator?

  • (noun): An apparatus that produces a vapor or gas.
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "generator":

  • (noun): Engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction.
  • (noun): An electronic device for producing a signal voltage.
  • (noun): Someone who originates or causes or initiates something.
    Example: "He was the generator of several complaints"
    Synonyms: source, author

Famous quotes containing the word generator:

    He admired the terrible recreative power of his memory. It was only with the weakening of this generator whose fecundity diminishes with age that he could hope for his torture to be appeased. But it appeared that the power to make him suffer of one of Odette’s statements seemed exhausted, then one of these statements on which Swann’s spirit had until then not dwelled, an almost new word relayed the others and struck him with new vigor.
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)