from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or characteristic of substances such as iron, nickel, or cobalt and various alloys that exhibit extremely high magnetic permeability, a characteristic saturation point, and magnetic hysteresis.
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- adj. of a material, such as iron or nickel, that is easily magnetized
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Paramagnetic; behaving like iron in a magnetic field. See diamagnetic.
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- adj. relating to or demonstrating ferromagnetism
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