Dreams of a generator represent that you are connecting with your power, your inner source of heat, energy, life force, passion and the persistence it takes to build dreams into reality. See Radiator and Furnace.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Witnessing a theft or an attempted theft may indicate that others are stealing time, energy, or ideas.
If the dreamer is one of the thieves, the dreamer may be usurping the value of others and needs to avoid overstepping boundaries in regard to time, ideas, or other elements of value. (See also Burglar, Robbery, Stealing).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia