Definition of Regenerative

1. a. Of or pertaining to regeneration; tending to regenerate; as, regenerative influences.



Definition of Regenerative

1. Adjective. That serves to regenerate ¹

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Definition of Regenerative

1. generative [adj] - See also: generative

Medical Definition of Regenerative

1. Of or pertaining to regeneration; tending to regenerate; as, regenerative influences. Regenerative furnace, a furnace having a regenerator in which gas used for fuel, and air for supporting combustion, are heated; a Siemens furnace. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regenerative

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regeneration with reserves
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Literary usage of Regenerative

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"Direct-current systems of regenerative control and their problems are exhaustively discussed, under the following heads: series, shunt, and separately ..."

2. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1893)
"A regenerative Kiln.—A regenerative kiln, designed by Mr. FC Roberts, is illustrated in the Iron Age.\ Tho plant actually illustrated is not arranged for ..."

3. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores by John Percy (1875)
"The regenerative gas- and breeze-oven is a form of gas-producer, which differs from those generally used in connection with Siemens' regenerative ..."

4. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"A new application of iron sponge has been found in steel making in the open- hearth regenerative furnace; and it is now probable that iron sponge will find ..."

5. Electric Traction: A Treatise on the Application of Electric Power to by Alfred Thomas Dover (1917)
"Hence, coasting may be considered as a form of mechanical regenerative ... This form of mechanical regenerative braking is adopted on the London tube ..."

6. Chemical Technology, Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to Arts and Manufactures by Charles Edward Groves, William Thorp, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp, Thomas Richardson, Edmund Ronalds, Henry Watts, William Joseph Dibdin (1900)
"The origin of the idea—as also of that of regenerative furnaces—can undoubtedly be ... Moreover, the results obtained by Dr. Bowditch's regenerative Burner. ..."

7. Vacuum Tubes in Wireless Communication: A Practical Textbook for Operators by Elmer Eustice Bucher (1918)
"If the coupling of the regenerative transformer, such as M in Figure 34, ... (b) Adjustment of regenerative Amplifier. In order that the maximum strength of ..."

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