Magneto-electric
Magneto-electric Mag`net*o-e*lec"tric, Magneto-electrical Mag`net*o-e*lec"tric*al, a. (Physics) Pertaining to, or characterized by, electricity by the action of magnets; as, magneto-electric induction. [1913 Webster]

{Magneto-electric machine}, a form of dynamo-electric machine in which the field is maintained by permanent steel magnets instead of electro-magnets. [1913 Webster]


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