Examples of dynamo in a Sentence
a dynamo who barely needs to sleep, or so it seems
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That team’s everyday lineup, however, offered nothing comparable to the core-four dynamo that is Altuve, Bregman, Correa and Springer.
Juventus hotshot Paulo Dybala was also among the first group of five, as were Marcelo and Chelsea dynamo N'Golo Kante.
However, the dribbling dynamo's shot was tame, and span wide of Forster's far-post.
The challenger also has the backing of politico dynamo Rosie Castro, mother of U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro and Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor and former Housing and Urban Development secretary.
More Life also sustained Drake’s status as a streaming dynamo, becoming the first album to pass 375 million on-demand audio streams of its songs in a single week, according to Nielsen Music.
More was expected from the pass-catching dynamo than one reception for 8 yards.
Despite a recent uptick in the Russian birth rate, the country still has an old undereducated population plagued by chronic disease, and its economy isn’t exactly an innovative dynamo.
That self-perpetuating dynamo of dissatisfaction and yearning has certainly had economic effects, and has meant that Protestantism has thrived most during periods of rapid or wrenching social change.
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The dynamo was introduced in 1832 to produce electricity for commercial use. Like all later generators, the original dynamos changed mechanical energy (produced by steam, which was itself produced by burning coal) into electricity. The word is less used today than it once was, since it's often applied only to generators that produced direct electric current (DC) rather than alternating current (AC), which is now the standard. A human dynamo is a person who seems to have unlimited energy, such as New York's legendary mayor Fiorello La Guardia, whose forcefulness and vigor matched that of his intensely dynamic city.
Origin and Etymology of dynamo
First Known Use: 1882See Words from the same year
Synonymspistol, fireball, live wire
Related Wordsbootstrapper, go-ahead, go-getter, highflier (or highflyer), hummer, hustler, powerhouse, rustler, self-starter; achiever, comer, dasher; doer, enterpriser
Near Antonymsdawdler, idler, loafer, lounger, trifler; clock-watcher, goldbrick, shirker, slacker; couch potato, deadbeat, do-nothing, drone, layabout, lazybones, slouch, slug, slugabed, sluggard; dallier, laggard, lingerer, loiterer, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud
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