Definition Of magneto

a small electric generator containing a permanent magnet and used to provide high-voltage pulses, especially (formerly) in the ignition systems of internal combustion engines.

A review of the aircraft's maintenance records did not disclose any previous work written up as having been performed on the magnetos or engine ignition system.

relating to a magnet or magnetism.

magneto-electric

Example Of magneto

  • A magneto blew up at 9,000 ft over the sea between Cyprus and Jordan, a moment that she describes as ‘heartstopping.’

  • A magneto broke, the supercharger was knocked off the engine, and some connecting rods broke.

  • A review of the aircraft's maintenance records did not disclose any previous work written up as having been performed on the magnetos or engine ignition system.

  • After the installation of two new magnetos , Hunter flew on to Cleveland

  • Air was directed to the spark plugs, magnetos , distributors and to the cap baffles of the turbosupercharger.


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