AskDefine | Define alternator

Dictionary Definition

alternator n : an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)

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  1. An electric generator which produces alternating current.


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alternator in Asturian: Alternador
alternator in Bengali: অল্টারনেটর
alternator in Catalan: Alternador
alternator in Czech: Alternátor
alternator in German: Wechselstromgenerator
alternator in Spanish: Alternador
alternator in Italian: Alternatore
alternator in Hungarian: Generátor
alternator in Macedonian: алтернатор
alternator in Japanese: オルタネーター
alternator in Dutch: Alternator
alternator in Polish: Alternator
alternator in Portuguese: Alternador
alternator in Slovak: Alternátor
alternator in Turkish: Alternatör
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