Definition of Magnetos
1. Noun. (plural of magneto) ¹
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Definition of Magnetos
1. magneto [n] - See also: magneto
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Literary usage of Magnetos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"2A—Internal wiring diagram of Dixie 11-S starting magneto, control twitch and two service magnetos rod by a pin to form a hinge. Crankshaft carried in four ..."
2. Gas Engine Ignition: Prepared in the Extension Division of the University of by Earle Bertram Norris, Robert L. Winning, William C. Weaver (1916)
"Principles of High-tension magnetos.—In the foregoing chapters we have ... In these magnetos, the condenser also has frequently been a separate piece of ..."
3. The Gasoline Automobile by Peter Martin Heldt (1918)
"CHAPTER XV Special Types of magnetos—Care and Adjustment We have so far described two distinct classes of ignition magnetos, in one of which a wire-wound ..."
4. Dynamo Electric Machinery: Its Design, Construction, and Operation; Direct by Samuel Sheldon, Erich Hausmann (1915)
"magnetos. — magnetos or magneto-generators are dynamos in which the magnetic ... Therefore the application of magnetos is limited to purposes requiring a ..."
5. Automotive Ignition Systems by Earl Lester Consoliver, Grover Ira Mitchell (1920)
"Two low-tension magnetos of the inductor type, the Remy type RL and the Ford, ... In these two magnetos the current is generated in coils which do not ..."
6. Electric Ignition for Combustion Motors by Forrest Robert Jones (1912)
"This chapter is intended to describe the more distinctive types of magnetos that are equipped with interrupters for making and breaking the primary circuit, ..."
7. Automobile Laboratory Manual: Projects for the Study of Engines, Carburetors by Frederick Foreman Good (1922)
"magnetos for ignition purposes were developed to eliminate these troubles. magnetos may be divided into two classes,—the armature coil type in which the ..."
8. The Gasoline Automobile by George William Hobbs (1915)
"General Suggestions on magnetos.—The magneto should never be tested unless the ... magnetos were not intended to be run in water. Care should be taken when ..."