Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A ferromagnetic substance.
  • n. A substance with magnetic properties resembling those of iron.
  • n. A ferromagnetic magnet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a ferromagnetic material
  • n. a magnet made from such material

Etymologies

From ferro- + magnet (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (A ferromagnet is a magnet made of ferrous metal such as iron.

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  • One of the phases of a liquid crystal, called nematic, can be compared with a ferromagnet, where the atoms, which are themselves tiny magnets, are ordered so that they point in essentially the same direction - with slight variations.

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  • Whether the structure is a liquid crystal, ferromagnet, superconductor or polymer, universal features can be identified and be explained by simple scaling laws.

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  • However, what "free energy" inventors must realize is that the ferromagnet is intrinsically always magnetically saturated.

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  • Surely those orbital electrons in the ferromagnet will make their own contribution to the energy in the air gap, just as the supplied magnetizing current will feed in some energy.

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  • At this point, the device is little more than a thin strip of dark blue organic-based magnet layered with a metallic ferromagnet (a magnet made of ferrous metal such as iron) and connected to two electrical leads.

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  • At this point, the device is little more than a thin strip of dark blue organic-based magnet layered with a metallic ferromagnet and connected to two electrical leads.

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  • It's simply a thin strip of dark blue organic-based magnet layered with a metallic ferromagnet and connected to two electrical leads.

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  • Citation: "Switchable hardening of a ferromagnet at fixed temperature," by D.M. Silevitch,

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  • M.re information: "Switchable hardening of a ferromagnet at fixed temperature," by D.M. Silevitch, G.

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