Dynamo-electric Dy`na*mo-e*lec"tric, a. [Gr. ? power + E. electric. See {Dynamic}.] Pertaining to the development of electricity, especially electrical currents, by power; producing electricity or electrical currents by mechanical power. [1913 Webster]

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