- an element or one of a set of elements from which a specified mathematical object can be formed by applying certain operations.
- an element, as a line, that generates a figure.
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How to use generator in a sentence
YouTube was becoming a significant ad revenue generator in its own right.With Bezos out as Amazon CEO, Zuckerberg is the last man standing|Elizabeth Dwoskin|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
Make a meme with a meme generatorThe quickest way to make a meme is to use a meme generator.How to make a legendary meme|John Kennedy|January 22, 2021|Popular-Science
Microsoft on Thursday announced a new password generator for the recently released Edge 88.Chrome and Edge want to help with that password problem of yours|Dan Goodin|January 22, 2021|Ars Technica
It’s widely used in San Diego to heat homes and for cooking but it also powers a lot of the main energy generators used to create electricity for the region.San Diego’s Climate Challenges Will Still Be Here in 2021 – and Beyond|MacKenzie Elmer|January 1, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Amazon Web Services, a big profit generator for the company, has also experienced increased demand during the pandemic.World’s richest men added billions to their fortunes last year as others struggled|Christopher Ingraham|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
“Sometimes it takes 30 minutes, sometimes five minutes, for the generator to restart and the power to come back on,” he told me.Power Shortages Hit Gaza Maternity Ward|Jesse Rosenfeld|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Dazeem sensation arguably hit its peak with the Slate Adele Dazeem Name Generator, a widget designed to Travoltify any name.John Travolta and the Birth of the Adele Dazeem Phenomenon|Amy Zimmerman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We took the genre descriptions, broke them down to their key words… and built our own new-genre generator.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, January 4, 2013||January 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the economic generator theory has been debunked over the past two decades.Bankruptcy Hasn’t Stopped Detroit’s Plan for Public Funding of New Sports Stadium|Evan Weiner|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Running on power from a generator, it is constantly mortared and is a frequent target of airstrikes.Syria’s Government Targets Hospitals|Emma Beals|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He applied voltage till his generator groaned, and watched in awe as meters climbed and climbed without any sign of stopping.Security|Poul William Anderson
The generator hummed, the needles of the dials climbed, flickered, and steadied.
The generator was completed and installed on the nineteenth night.
The summer sun was hot the day the generator hummed into life.
"I didn't realize it would take such a large generator," he said after a silence.
British Dictionary definitions for generator
- any device for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction, esp a large one as in a power station
- a device for producing a voltage electrostatically
- any device that converts one form of energy into another forman acoustic generator
Scientific definitions for generator
Cultural definitions for generator
A device that produces electric current (see also current), usually by rotating a conductor in a magnetic field, thereby generating current through electromagnetic induction. This sort of generator produces an alternating current (AC).