magneto-


a combining form representing magnetic or magnetism in compound words: magnetochemistry.

Nearby words

  1. magnetizable,
  2. magnetization,
  3. magnetize,
  4. magnetizing force,
  5. magneto,
  6. magneto-electric,
  7. magnetoacoustics,
  8. magnetocaloric effect,
  9. magnetochemistry,
  10. magnetoelasticity

Also especially before a vowel, magnet-.

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British Dictionary definitions for magneto-

magneto-

combining form

indicating magnetism or magnetic propertiesmagnetosphere
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Word Origin and History for magneto-

magneto-

word-forming element meaning "magnetic, magnetism," from Greek magneto-, combining form of magnes (see magnet).

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