Dynamo



[dahy-nuh-moh] /ˈdaɪ nəˌmoʊ/

noun, plural dynamos.
1.
an electric generator, especially for direct current.
2.
an energetic, hardworking, forceful person.
1.
variant of :
dynamometer.
/ˈdaɪnəˌməʊ/
noun (pl) -mos
1.
a device for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy, esp one that produces direct current Compare generator (sense 1)
2.
(informal) an energetic hard-working person
combining form
1.
indicating power: dynamoelectric, dynamite
n.

1882, short for dynamo-machine, from German dynamoelektrischemaschine “dynamo-electric machine,” coined 1867 by its inventor, German electrical engineer Werner Siemans (1816-1892), from Greek dynamis “power.”

dynamo- pref.
Force; energy: dynamogenesis.
dynamo
(dī’nə-mō’)
An electric generator, especially one that produces direct current. See more at generator.

noun

An energetic, hardworking, forceful person (1890s+)

DYNamic MOdels. A language for continuous simulation including economic, industrial and social systems, developed by Phyllis Fox and A.L. Pugh in 1959.
Versions include DYNAMO II, DYNAMO II/370, DYNAMO II/F, DYNAMO III and Gaming DYNAMO.
[“DYNAMO User’s Manual”, A.L. Pugh, MIT Press 1976].

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