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dynamonoun

uk   /ˈdaɪ.nə.məʊ/  us   /ˈdaɪ.nə.moʊ/ (plural dynamos)
[C] a ​device that ​changesenergy of ​movement into ​electricalenergy: A dynamo on a ​bicycle will ​power a ​pair of ​lights while the ​wheels are going around.
[C usually singular] an ​energeticforce: Onstage she is a human dynamo, ​spending the ​hour in ​perpetualmotion.
(Definition of dynamo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dynamonoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɑɪ·nəˌmoʊ/ (plural dynamos)
a ​device that ​changesenergy of ​movement into ​electricalenergy: fig. She’s a ​real dynamo (= ​energeticforce).
(Definition of dynamo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dynamo”
in Spanish dinamo…
in Vietnamese máy phát điện…
in Malaysian dinamo…
in Thai เครื่องผลิตกระแสไฟ…
in French dynamo…
in German der Dynamo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发电机, 动力…
in Indonesian dinamo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發電機, 動力,精力…
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