- noun a device for producing alternating current electricity that can be driven by a motor, or by water or wind power
- noun a type of generator designed to produce AC power
Cars & Driving
- noun a generator which produces three-phase alternating current inside its stator windings.
- A machine that develops alternating current by mechanical rotation of its rotor.
- A device which produces AC. For example, a rotary machine that converts mechanical energy into AC.