from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In electricity, an alternating-current dynamo or generator. ; ; ;
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It has well over 300,000 miles on it and it has only had 1 alternater problem.
By the way, in toyotas hybrid synergy drive, both the function of the alternater and starter motor is replaced by the core electric
Why a 40 kw 3 ph. stabiliser trips with power from 110 kva old alternater (but runs with 380 kva new one)? en Español
“seems like lectrical problum,” sez the lectrical engyneer. “check the battery an teh alternater.”