What does the word dynamo mean?

Usage examples for dynamo

  1. He had an idea he could patch it up, put the old water- wheel back into place and make it run a dynamo, by which he could light the house and barn and run the machines in the dairy. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  2. He ranged through every subject from protoplasm to infinity, exalting, condemning, ridiculing, explaining; his brain was always busy- a dynamo that rested neither night nor day. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  3. New avalanches of iron descended as box cars above burst open; monstrous dynamo drums, broad- banded steel wheels and splintered crates of machinery battered about. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
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