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alternator:

see generatorgenerator,
in electricity, machine used to change mechanical energy into electrical energy. It operates on the principle of electromagnetic induction, discovered (1831) by Michael Faraday.
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alternator

[′ȯl·tər‚nād·ər]
(electricity)
A mechanical, electrical, or electromechanical device which supplies alternating current.

alternator

A generator of alternating current which is produced by the turning of its rotor.

alternator

A source of electrical power in aircraft that is akin to a generator except that it requires battery power to excite a magnetic field to enable the alternator to provide current.

alternator

an electrical machine that generates an alternating current
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Once the battery does its job starting the engine, a healthy alternator keeps it charged, while powering the electrical system even at low engine RPM.
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We searched high and low for an alternator, but we quickly learned that the conventional alternators available on the market were not adequate to provide the additional electrical power necessary to drive our fans," said Bader.
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