from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or marked by regeneration.
  • adjective Tending to regenerate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing regeneration; renewing.
  • In metallurgy, on the principle of the Siemens regenerator, or so constructed as to utilize that method of economizing fuel, as in the term regenerative gas-furnace. See regenerator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to regeneration; tending to regenerate.
  • adjective (Metal.) a furnace having a regenerator in which gas used for fuel, and air for supporting combustion, are heated; a Siemens furnace.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That serves to regenerate


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