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/ˈjenəˌrātər/,
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generators, plural;
  1. A thing that generates something, in particular

  2. A dynamo or similar machine for converting mechanical energy into electricity

  3. An apparatus for producing gas, steam, or another product

  4. A facility that generates electrical power

  5. A routine that constructs other routines or subroutines using given parameters, for specific applications
    • - a report generator
  6. A point, line, or surface regarded as moving and so notionally forming a line, surface, or solid


  1. an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas
  2. engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction
  3. someone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he was the generator of several complaints"
  4. an electronic device for producing a signal voltage
  5. Generator is the fourth studio album by the Italian/Norwegian industrial black metal band Aborym. Former vocalist Attila Csihar makes a guest appearance on this album, performing vocals on "Man Bites God". Vocals on the rest of the album are performed by Prime Evil.
  6. 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. It was also the band's first release with drummer Bobby Schayer, who replaced Pete Finestone during the Against the Grain tour. ...
  7. In category theory in mathematics a generator (or separator) of a category is an object G of the category, such that for any two different morphisms in , there is a morphism , such that the compositions .
  8. In computer science, a generator is a special routine that can be used to control the iteration behaviour of a loop. A generator is very similar to a function that returns an array, in that a generator has parameters, can be called, and generates a sequence of values. ...
  9. In abstract algebra, a generating set of a group is a subset that is not contained in any proper subgroup of the group. ...
  10. In mathematics, the expressions generator, generate, generated by and generating set can have several closely related technical meanings: * Generating set of an algebra: If A is a ring and B is an A-algebra, then S generates B if the only sub-A-algebra of B containing S is B itself. ...
  11. One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces. (chemistry) An apparatus in which vapour or gas is formed from a liquid or solid by means of heat or chemical process, as a steam boiler, gas retort etc. ...
  12. (generators) Clips that are synthesized by Final Cut Pro. Generators can be used as different kinds of backgrounds, titles, and elements for visual design.
  13. (Generators) refers to producers of municipal solid waste such as residences, institutions, commercial businesses, and industry.
  14. (Generators) still in use as a power source at the end of the First Interval. They even still had surge protectors, which unfortunately did not save the computers when lightning struck in the autumn of 257 [RSR/4:121].
  15. Generators can be a set of ten 12-volt car batteries set up in a series or you can have a truck powered generator. The ultimate poor man’s battery is hardware store generator. It is very noisey. But if you can do your shooting without sound this is your best solution.
  16. A device that usually attaches to the bicycle frame and rubs against the tire to produce electricity to illuminate your lighting system via pedal power rather than batteries.
  17. An independent source of power usually fueled by diesel or natural gas.
  18. In an absorption cycle, the vessel in which the lithium bromide solution is reconcentrated by boiling off the previously absorbed water.
  19. A device to produce electricity to run equipment in the event that commercial power is lost.  Generators are powered by gasoline, propane, or natural gas and produce the AC power required to run electrical equipment. ...
  20. An engine powered device fueled by gasoline or diesel fuel, and sometimes propane, for generating 120-volt AC power.
  21. A mechanism for transforming the specification of a module into executable program code, also known as a code generator.
  22. A device that produces Direct Current from a rotating shaft.
  23. a sector, such as residential or commercial, responsible for producing waste or recyclables.
  24. A rotating machine capable of generating electrical power. In the narrow definition generator refers to a DC machine and alternator refers to an AC machine. However, in common use the term generator is used to refer to AC machines as well.
  25. A generator is like an alternator in that it generates electrical current to both keep the battery charged and supply electricity for a vehicle's electric system. It differs from an alternator in that a generator generates direct current (DC) where an alternator generates alternating current (AC).