Running on power from a generator, it is constantly mortared and is a frequent target of airstrikes.
He left his pistol today in his tiny cabin, where he gets his electricity from solar panels and a generator.
“Sometimes it takes 30 minutes, sometimes five minutes, for the generator to restart and the power to come back on,” he told me.
If typing with gloves on and worrying about gas for the generator are my worst worries, I'm a pretty lucky camper.
The Cove Deli on Main Street buzzed with the sound of a generator, and the lights were dim but the doors thrown open.
The generator was smoking, and the room reeked with the stench of shorted wires.
There're no batteries in here, the power comes from the generator.
More serious troubles will generally prevent the generator from building up at all.
If there was any water in the boiler, it would operate the engine that drove the generator.
They may separate completely or remain attached to their generator.
1640s, "person or thing that generates," from Latin generator "a begetter, producer," agent noun from past participle stem of generare (see generation). Meaning "machine that generates power" first recorded 1794; in sense of "machine that generates electric energy," 1879. Fem. generatrix attested from 1650s.
generator gen·er·a·tor (jěn'ə-rā'tər)
One that generates, especially a machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.