Meaning of MAGNETO in English

MAGNETO

transcription, транскрипция: [ mag-ˈnē-(ˌ)tō ]

noun

( plural -tos )

Date: 1882

: a magnetoelectric machine ; especially : an alternator with permanent magnets used to generate current for the ignition in an internal combustion engine

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