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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gen·er·a·tor /ˈʤɛnəˌretɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 樣本產生器; 抽樣發生器

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·er·a·tor n.
 1. One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces.
 2. An apparatus in which vapor or gas is formed from a liquid or solid by means of heat or chemical process, as a steam boiler, gas retort, or vessel for generating carbonic acid gas, etc.
 3. Mus. The principal sound or sounds by which others are produced; the fundamental note or root of the common chord; -- called also generating tone.
 4. Elec. Any machine that transforms mechanical into electrical energy; a dynamo.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas
      2: engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical
         energy by electromagnetic induction
      3: someone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he
         was the generator of several complaints" [syn: source, author]
      4: an electronic device for producing a signal voltage