Definitions of generator

  1. an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas
  2. an electronic device for producing a signal voltage
  3. One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces.
  4. An apparatus in which vapor or gas is formed from a liquid or solid by means of heat or chemical process, as a steam boiler, gas retort, or vessel for generating carbonic acid gas, etc.
  5. Any machine that transforms mechanical into electrical energy; a dynamo.
  6. The principal sound or sounds by which others are produced; the fundamental note or root of the common chord; - called also generating tone.
  7. One who, or that which, causes or produces; an apparatus by which steam, electricity, or gas is produced.
  8. One who produces or originates.
  9. One who or that which generates: a machine for the production of gas or electricity.
  10. He who or that which generates or produces; a vessel in which steam is generated; the principal sound or sounds by which others are produced.