a.1.Pertaining to the development of electricity, especially electrical currents, by power; producing electricity or electrical currents by mechanical power.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It includes newspaper articles about Cragside, a typed copy of a letter send to The Engineer publication by Lord Armstrong on the lighting of Cragside by hydro-electricity, a Siemens dynamo-electric machine and inventor Joseph Swan's pioneering light bulbs.
In 1866, von Siemens discovered the dynamo-electric principle, which economically converted mechanical energy into electrical energy.
Trouve next used a horseshoe magnet to improve the efficiency of Werner von Siemens' dynamo-electric motor.