magneto-optic

adjective
mag·ne·to-op·tic | \mag-ˌnē-tō-ˈäp-tik, -ˌne-\
variants: or less commonly magneto-optical \-ti-kəl \

Definition of magneto-optic 

: of, relating to, or utilizing the influence of a magnetic field upon light a magneto-optic disk drive

Other Words from magneto-optic

magneto-optics \-tiks \ noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

First Known Use of magneto-optic

1848, in the meaning defined above

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