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generator British & World English

A person or thing that generates something

motor generator British & World English

A device consisting of a mechanically coupled electric motor and generator which may be used to control the voltage, frequency, or phase of an electrical supply

electrostatic generator British & World English

Any of various devices used to build up an electric charge to an extreme potential in order to generate electricity, especially the Van de Graaf generator

Van de Graaff generator British & World English

A machine devised to produce a high voltage by means of an endless belt collecting electrostatic charge from a source and transferring it to a large isolated metal dome, on which a large charge accumulates