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generator US English

A thing that generates something, in particular

generator US Thesaurus

crank up the generator

motor generator US English

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

electrostatic generator US 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 US 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

van de Graaff generator New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

machine for generating electrostatic charge