magneto

[n] - a small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine
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magneto

A high-tension spark generator for the ignition system that does not require an external power source.
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magneto

magnetoelectric machine noun a small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine
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magneto

permanent-magnet generator mainly employed for ignition of compressed gasses in internal combustion engines. Primary applications have been in small ... [2 related articles]
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magneto

magneto An electric generator containing one or more permanent magnets, which provide the magnetic flux (the lines of magnetic force arising from and found in the vicinity of a magnetized body).
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Magneto

Magneto is a cultivated variety of potato.
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magneto

A simple electrical AC generator based on a rotating permanent magnet which induces (see electromagnetic induction a current in a coil. It is the basis of an ignition system used in internal combustion engines without batteries, the spark voltage being induced as usual in a large secondary coil when...
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magneto

magneto: see generator.
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magneto

Simple electric generator, often used to provide the electricity for the ignition system of motorcycles and used in early cars. It consists of a rotating magnet that sets up an electric current in a coil, providing the spark
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Magneto

[band] Magneto was a popular Mexican boy band of the 1980s and 1990s. The band formed on February 14, 1983. In 1986, Magneto was featured in `Siempre en Domingo,` a Mexican entertainment show viewed across Latin America and parts of Europe. Mexican teen pop group Magneto emerged in 1983. Their first record, Dejalo Que Gire came in 1984, fol
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Magneto

[comics] Magneto is a mutant, born with the ability to control magnetism, which gives him power over metal objects. In a world where anti-mutant bigotry is fierce and widespread, Magneto believes mutants must dominate humans if they are to survive as a race, and this typically makes him a villain and foe to the X-Men. ==Publication history=
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magneto

see flywheel magneto.
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Magneto

A high-tension spark generator for the ignition system that does not require an external power sourc
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