Definition of Regenerator

1. n. One who, or that which, regenerates.



Definition of Regenerator

1. generator [n -S] - See also: generator

Medical Definition of Regenerator

1. 1. One who, or that which, regenerates. 2. A device used in connection with hot-air engines, gas-burning furnaces, etc, in which the incoming air or gas is heated by being brought into contact with masses of iron, brick, etc, which have been previously heated by the outgoing, or escaping, hot air or gas. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regenerator

regeneratable
regenerate
regenerated
regenerately
regenerateness
regenerates
regenerating
regeneration
regeneration harvest
regeneration with reserves
regenerations
regenerative
regenerative medicine
regenerative polyp
regeneratively
regenerator (current term)
regenerators
regeneratory
regenerome
regenesis
regening
regenned
regenning
regens
regent
regent(ip)
regental
regentess
regentesses
regentrification

Literary usage of Regenerator

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1. The Steam-engine and Other Heat-engines by James Alfred Ewing (1910)
"In Stirling's engine, where the regenerator was first used, the working substance was cooled from the upper limit T, to the lower limit rt by passing in one ..."

2. The Steam-engine and Other Heat-engines by James Alfred Ewing (1894)
"Entropy-temperature diagrams in engines using a regenerator. AD engine such as Stirling's which substitutes the use of a regenerator for the adiabatic ..."

3. The Steam-engine and Other Heat-engines by James Alfred Ewing (1902)
"This objection is much lessened when the use of a regenerator (ยง51) is substituted for the ... In Stirling's engine, where the regenerator was first used, ..."

4. Thermodynamics for Engineers by James Alfred Ewing (1920)
"Perfect Engine using regenerator. Besides the cycle of Carnot there is (theoretically) one other way in which an engine can work between a source and ..."

5. Technical Thermodynamics by Gustav Zeuner (1906)
"CLOSED HOT-AIR ENGINES WITH regenerator. Second Arrangement. Before we enter into the special investigation just mentioned, let us discuss an engine ..."

6. Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting by Lake Superior Mining Institute (1906)
"BATTU : The size of the steam regenerator depends on the quantity of steam to be regenerated ... BATTU : A steam regenerator of the water type would contain ..."

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