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  1. a person or thing that regenerates.
  2. (in a regenerative furnace) a chamber filled with checkerwork that is repeatedly heated by exhaust gases in order to heat air that is passed through it.
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Origin of regenerator

First recorded in 1730–40; regenerate + -or2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for regenerator

Historical Examples

  • We were certainly in need of a regenerator at Jackman's Gulch about the beginning of '53.

    The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Hillel's method earned him the title "Regenerator of the Law."

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History

    Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris

  • Write he must, and it was sheer modesty that generated the Regenerator.

  • Is it possible the Regenerator is, after all, more tantalizing than the Barmecide?

  • Astronomically this new sun was the Regenerator, by which all Nature was renewed.