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English definition of “alternator”

alternator

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒl.tə.neɪ.tər/ us    /ˈɑːl.tɚ.neɪ.t̬ɚ/ specialized
a device that produces AC electricityGenerating and pumping devicesThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
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