Meaning of magneto
Pronunciation: (mag-nē'tō), [key]
— pl. -tos.
- a small electric generator with an armature that rotates in a magnetic field provided by permanent magnets, as a generator supplying ignition current for certain types of internal combustion engines or a hand-operated generator for telephone signaling. Also called
- a combining form representingorin compound words: magnetochemistry.
- magneto (Thesaurus)