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gen·er·a·tor

generator

 
pronunciation:
je n reI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a machine or device that produces electricity or other energy.
The hospital has its own generator so that it will have electricity even during a blackout.
 
definition 2: the part of a car that generates electrical energy for the car.
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The word generator contains the following part:
gen, gener Latin and Greek root that means birth, origin, race, kind