VCR Presentation 7
And the word is...
Part of speech - noun
1. An electric generator
2. An extremely forceful, energetic, or hardworking person.
The electric generator term is short for "dynamoelectric machine"
In the late 19th century: abbreviation of dynamo-electric machine, from Greek dunamis, ‘power.’
Synonyms and Antonyms
Ways to Remember Dynamo
a) The teacher stopped the dynamo in the hallway and jokingly asked him to stop winning so many awards.
b) Chris sat by the dynamo and listened to the whir and spin of its fuses and gears as it churned out watt after watt for the flood lights.
c) "You'll go places in life, kid, be a dynamo if I ever did see one" the mentor reassured his ardent, high-achieving student.
d) She hoped to grow up to be a dynamo, as one of the richest people in the nation whose wealth was gained by marrying rich.