what is difference between generator and source
From Latin, from past participle of genero (“beget, father”)
generator (plural generators)
- One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces.
- (chemistry) An apparatus in which vapour or gas is formed from a liquid or solid by means of heat or chemical process, as a steam boiler, gas retort etc.
- (music) The principal sound or sounds by which others are produced; the fundamental note or root of the common chord; — see also generating tone.
- (mathematics) An element of a group that is used in the presentation of the group: one of the elements from which the others can be inferred with the given relators.
- (geometry) One of the lines of a ruled surface; more generally, an element of some family of linear spaces.
- (programming) A subordinate piece of code which, given some initial parameters, will generate multiple output values on request.
- A piece of apparatus, equipment, etc, to convert or change energy from one form to another.
- Especially, a machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
- (one which generates): extinguisher
- steam generator
- traffic generator
- wind generator
- second-person singular future passive imperative of generō
- third-person singular future passive imperative of generō
- generator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- generator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
From Latin generare
generator m (definite singular generatoren, indefinite plural generatorer, definite plural generatorene)
- a generator
- “generator” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
From Latin generare
generator m (definite singular generatoren, indefinite plural generatorar, definite plural generatorane)
- a generator
- “generator” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
From Middle English sours, from Old French sorse (“rise, beginning, spring, source”), from sors, past participle of sordre, sourdre, from Latin surgō (“to rise”), which is composed of sub- (“up from below”) + regō (“lead, rule”), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃réǵeti (“to straighten; right”), from the root *h₃reǵ-. See surge.
- (General American) IPA(key): /sɔɹs/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /sɔːs/
- (rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /so(ː)ɹs/
- (non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /soəs/
- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)s
- Homophone: sauce (non-rhotic accents with the horse–hoarse merger)
source (plural sources)
- The person, place, or thing from which something (information, goods, etc.) comes or is acquired.
- Spring; fountainhead; wellhead; any collection of water on or under the surface of the ground in which a stream originates.
- A reporter’s informant.
- (computing) Source code.
- (electronics) The name of one terminal of a field effect transistor (FET).
source (third-person singular simple present sources, present participle sourcing, simple past and past participle sourced)
- (chiefly US) To obtain or procure: used especially of a business resource.
- (transitive) To find information about (a quotation)’s source (from which it comes): to find a citation for.
- (mainly US): sourcing
- (mainly US): insourcing
- (mainly US): outsourcing
- source in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- source in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- ‘course, Couser, Crouse, Crusoe, cerous, coures, course, crouse
From Old French sorse (“rise, beginning, spring, source”), from sors, past participle of sordre, sourdre, from Latin surgere (“to rise”). See surge.
- IPA(key): /suʁs/
source f (plural sources)
- source, spring (of water)
- code source
- couler de source
- eau de source
- langue source
- prendre sa source
- source chaude
- → Romanian: sursă
- inflection of sourcer:
- first-person singular/third-person singular present indicative/present subjunctive
- second-person singular imperative
- “source” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- coeurs, cœurs
- course, coursé