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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or demonstrating ferromagnetism

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