Power Generator

power generator

[′pau̇·ər ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electricity)
A device for producing electric energy, such as an ordinary electric generator or a magnetohydrodynamic, thermionic, or thermoelectric power generator.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Power Generator

 

a device for converting some form of energy—for example, mechanical energy, chemical energy, heat, or luminous energy—into electric energy. The term “power generator” is a collective term. Electric generators are often called power generators. However, in a broad sense, the term “power generator” is also applied to such devices as galvanic cells, electrochemical generators, magnetohydrodynamic generators, thermionic converters, photovoltaic converters, and solar batteries.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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