dynamo-


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dynamo-

or sometimes before a vowel

dynam-

combining form
indicating power: dynamoelectric; dynamite.
[from Greek, from dunamis power]

dy•na•mo

(ˈdaɪ nəˌmoʊ)

n., pl. -mos.
1. an electric generator, esp. for direct current.
2. an energetic, hardworking, forceful person.
[1882; short for dynamoelectric]

dynamo-

var. of dyna-: dynamometer.