Sentence Examples with the word magneto

The callingdrop of the magneto system was displaced by a relay and a small electric incandescent lamp, and whereas in the older system the calling-drop and the answering jack with which it was associated were some distance apart, the calling-lamp and the answering jack of the newer system were placed in juxtaposition.

Holmes had made a magneto machine with multiple permanent magnets which was installed in 1862 in Dungeness lighthouse.

The magneto system itself is dying out.

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There are still many magneto exchanges in existence, but when new exchanges are erected only the very smallest are equipped for magneto working, that system having succumbed to the common battery one in the case of all equipments of moderate and large dimensions.