1. Mineral koji ima svojstvo da privlači i drži gvozdena tela (nazvan po gradu Magneziji, gde su ga stari Grci prvi put našli); veštački magnet, onaj koji se dobije kada se komad čelika prevlači u jednom smeru prirodnim magnetom.
2. Prenosno: osoba ili predmet velike privlačne snage;
3. Sprava u motorima sa unutrašnjim sagorevanjem koja omogućava paljenje goriva.
Loadstar, see lodestar, lodestone.
1. Magnetite that has polarity; SYN. loadstone.
2. Magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically; SYN. loadstone.
ETYM Old Eng. magnete, Old Fren. magnete, Latin magnes, -etis, Greek Magnetis lithos a magnet, metal that looked like silver, prop., Magnesian stone, from Greek Magnesia, a country in Thessaly. Related to Magnesia, Manganese.
Any object that forms a magnetic field (displays magnetism), either permanently or temporarily through induction, causing it to attract materials such as iron, cobalt, nickel, and alloys of these. It always has two magnetic poles, called north and south.
A device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field.
Sinonimi: magnetoelectric machine
A small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine; SYN. magnetoelectric machine.
small dynamo generating current producing spark that ignites fuel vapors in internal combustion engine.
Simple electric generator, often used to provide the electricity for the ignition system of motorcycles and used in early automobiles.
It consists of a rotating magnet that sets up an electric current in a coil, providing the spark.