How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"magneto" is from "Magnes" (stone from Magnesia) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "magnet" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Newly developed materials such as magnetoelectrics hold great potential for improved microwave devices.|
|A magnetometer will dip or point toward a source of magnetism.|