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      n   pl   , -mos  
1    a device for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy, esp. one that produces direct current  
   Compare       generator       1  
2    Informal   an energetic hard-working person  
     (C19: short for dynamoelectric machine)  

dynamo-   ,   (sometimes before a vowel)   dynam-  
      combining form   indicating power  
dynamoelectric, dynamite     
     (from Greek, from dunamis power)  
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