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

[song] "Magneto" is the debut single from the UK rock band, Brigade, off their debut album Lights. It reached #3 on the UK Rock Chart and #134 on the UK Singles Chart. ==Track listing== ...
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Magneto

[disambiguation] A magneto is a type of electrical generator. Magneto may also refer to: ==Comics and films== ==Computing== ==Music== ...
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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] Sir Ian McKellen has portrayed Magneto through the X-Men film series, while Michael Fassbender plays a younger version of the character in the film X-Men: First Class. Magneto was ranked number 1 by IGN`s Top 100 Comic Book Villains list, was listed number 17 in Wizard`s Top 100 Greatest Villains Ever list, and was ranked as the 9t
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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

[Atlas Comics] Magneto is a fictional character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The character first appeared in Strange Tales #84, in May 1961, just before Atlas Comics evolved into Marvel Comics. Even though the character name and creators are the as the modern Marvel`s Magneto, the Atlas Comics character is not related to Marvel`s mut
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Magneto

[generator] A magneto is an electrical generator that uses permanent magnets to produce alternating current. Unlike a dynamo, there is no commutator and so they cannot produce direct current. They are categorised as a form of alternator, although they are usually regarded as distinct from most other alternators, which use field coils rather
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Magneto

[electrical] People educated at Treorchy Comprehensive School. ...
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Magneto

A magneto is an electrical generator that uses permanent magnets to produce alternating current. Hand-cranked magneto generators were used to provide ringing current in early telephone systems. Magnetos adapted to produce pulses of high voltage are used in the ignition systems of some gasoline-powered internal combustion engines to provide power t
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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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