He pūrere whakaputa hiko. Ka hurihuria tētahi pōkai waea i roto i tētahi whaitua autō, ā, mā konei e puta ai te hiko. I te nuinga o te wā, ka kapoa tētahi momo pūngao (pērā i te hau) hei hurihuri i te pōkai waea.
A device which produces electricity. A wire coil is rotated inside a magnetic field, and this produces electricity. Usually another form of energy, such as wind, is caught and used to turn the coil of wire in the generator.