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electromagnetic clutch
1. A friction clutch that operates by the action of electric power from a dynamo on a magnetic coupling between conductors.
2. A clutch based on magnetic coupling between conductors; such as, a magnetic fluid and power clutch, an eddy-current clutch, or a hysteresis clutch.

Electromagnetic clutches operate electrically, but they transmit torque mechanically.

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