• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Magneto-electricity Electricity evolved by the action of magnets.
    • Magneto-electricity (Physics) That branch of science which treats of the development of electricity by the action of magnets; -- the counterpart of electro-magnetism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n magneto-electricity Electricity evolved by the action of magnets.
    • n magneto-electricity That branch of science which treats of phenomena in which the principles of both magnetism and electricity are involved. See electromagnetism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Magneto-electricity electricity produced by the action of magnets: the science which treats of electricity produced by magnetism
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Through O. Fr., from L. magnes, a magnet—Gr. magnēs=Magnesian stone, from Magnēsia, in Lydia or Thessaly.


In literature:

Soon after-wards came a "buzzer," and then the magneto-electric bell.
"The History of the Telephone" by Herbert N. Casson
April 12, 1879 264,643 Magneto Electric Machines.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
His explanation was based upon his own great discovery of magneto-electric currents.
"Faraday As A Discoverer" by John Tyndall
As we have seen, it was in 1831 that Faraday opened up the field of magneto-electricity.
"A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
It is not to be forgotten that, whatever we have of magneto-electric light, in all its various applications, is due to Faraday's discoveries.
"Brave Men and Women" by O.E. Fuller
This is perfectly in harmony with the results relative to volta-electric and magneto-electric induction described in this paper.
"Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1" by Michael Faraday
This discussion of magneto-electric signaling is introduced here because of a belief in its being fundamental.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1" by Kempster Miller
Weber was also expert in the management of magneto-electrical currents.
"Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century" by Various
There also you will find one of Heinke and Davis's magneto-electric exploders.
"Under the Waves" by R M Ballantyne
Photo-electric and magneto-photonic watchdogs ignored him.
"Zero Data" by Charles Saphro

In science:

Recent years have seen an enormous increase in research activity in the field of multiferroic materials and magneto-electric effects.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
Research on multiferroics (or magnetic ferroelectrics) is also intimately interwoven with research on the magneto-electric effect, which is the property that in certain materials a magnetic field induces an electric polarization and, conversely, an electric field induces a magnetization.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
The prediction of FeTiO3 as a possible candidate for electric field switchable weak ferromagnetism, is one example for attempts to design new materials with novel or more favorable magneto-electric properties based on first principles electronic structure calculations.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
Another example is the design of a material that allows for magneto-electric phase control .
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
Nevertheless, many open questions still remain, in particular how to achieve large polarization, large magnetization, and strong magneto-electric coupling above room temperature, or what mechanisms for coupling between magnetic and ferroelectric properties do exist in these materials.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials