|1.||[ noun ] an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas|
|2.||[ noun ] (physics) engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction|
|Related terms:||engine windmill turbogenerator alternator dynamo magneto rotor brush stator generate|
|3.||[ noun ] (work) someone who originates or causes or initiates something|
"he was the generator of several complaints"
|Related terms:||maker coiner generate|
|4.||[ noun ] (physics,electronics) an electronic device for producing a signal voltage|
|Related terms:||electronic_device pulse_generator oscillator|