Dynamo meaning

dī'nə-mō'
A generator, especially one for producing direct current.
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An extremely energetic and forceful person.

A vice president who was the real dynamo of the corporation.

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A forceful, dynamic person.
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Power.

Dynamometer.

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An electric generator, especially one that produces direct current.
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A dynamo-electric machine.
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An energetic person.

That new Vice President of Marketing is a real dynamo; sales have already gone up this quarter.

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Origin of dynamo

  • < Gr dynamis: see dynamic
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • Short for dynamoelectric machine
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • A shortening of dynamo-electric machine. The element dynamo- is ultimately from Ancient Greek δύναμις (dunamis, “power”).
    From Wiktionary