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noun Electricity.

one or more motors mechanically coupled to one or more generators for converting or transforming electric current into mechanical energy.

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Also called motor generator set .

Origin of motor generator

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for motor generator

motor generator

noun

a generator driven by an electric motor, by means of which the voltage, frequency, or phases of an electrical power supply can be changed
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