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dynamoelectric

[ dahy-nuh-moh-i-lek-trik ]
/ ˌdaɪ nə moʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to the conversion of mechanical energy into electric energy, or vice versa: a dynamoelectric machine.

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Also dy·na·mo·e·lec·tri·cal [dahy-nuh-moh-i-lek-tri-kuhl] /ˌdaɪ nə moʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪ kəl/ .

Origin of dynamoelectric

First recorded in 1880–85; dynamo- + electric
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British Dictionary definitions for dynamoelectric

dynamoelectric

dynamoelectrical

/ (ˌdaɪnəməʊɪˈlɛktrɪk) /

adjective

of or concerned with the interconversion of mechanical and electrical energy
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Scientific definitions for dynamoelectric

dynamoelectric
[ dī′nə-mō′ĭ-lĕktrĭk ]

Relating to the conversion of mechanical energy to electrical energy or vice versa. Hydroelectric power plants and electric engines are examples of dynamoelectric technology.
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