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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An old term for an electric engine that produces a type of current (especially in automobiles).

Usage examples (28)
  • The alternator is the link that makes it all connect.
  • They assembled an AC three-phase alternator, which is a new, advanced idea.
  • Current car batteries are charged by the alternator, which is turned over by the engine, not the wheels.
  • GM apparently decided that changing the alternator was the ticket, which they did; however, the whine got WORSE. for more
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