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A generator primarily designed to be mounted on an internal combustion engine, and to be driven by the engine to keep the battery in a charged condition. May also supply current for the engine ignition system and/or electrical equipment which is connected to the battery circuit. Includes alternating current generators designed for use with a rectifier. Excludes the major generator of GENERATING SETS. For generators specifically designed for aircraft use and not mounted on the engine, see GENERATOR, DIRECT CURRENT.