1. [ noun ] an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas
Related terms: apparatus
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
Synonyms: author source

"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
Similar spelling:   generate