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A device consisting of a mechanically coupled electric motor and generator that may be used to control the voltage, frequency, or phase of an electrical supply.
- ‘The alternator is replaced by motor generators.’
- ‘When driving resumes, the SUV's 70-kilowatt traction motor generator can launch the vehicle on electric power.’
- ‘While the motor generators audibly wound down, the group was in telephone contact with former motor-generator engineer Bob Frias.’
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