magnetoelectric

adjective
mag·​ne·​to·​elec·​tric | \ mag-ˌnē-tō-ə-ˈlek-trik How to pronounce magnetoelectric (audio) , -ˌne- \

Definition of magnetoelectric

: relating to or characterized by electromotive forces developed by magnetic means

First Known Use of magnetoelectric

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of magnetoelectric was in 1831

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“Magnetoelectric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetoelectric. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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