Meaning of alterator in English:

alterator

noun

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  • A person who or thing which alters, or is able to alter, something (often with word or phrase specifying the thing altered).

Pronunciation

alterator

/ɔːltəˈreɪtə/ /ɒltəˈreɪtə/

Origin

Mid 17th century. From alterate + -or, originally after French †altérateur.