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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of magnetize.
- adj. That has been made magnetic
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- adj. having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
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In 1949, Gian Carlo Wick, with whom I had done some work on the scattering of polarized neutrons in magnetized iron while still a graduate student at Chicago University, invited me to be his assistant at the University of California in Berkeley.
I would especially like to thank Mike W. for going to all of the trouble to glue a few extra planes together, and to get them painted, and "magnetized" in short order.
And for this reason they should be particularly on guard against allowing themselves to be "magnetized" or influenced psychically by persons of whom they know nothing.
Transmission of these higher and finer forces, whether directly, telepathically or by means of some physical agent, such as magnetized water, a charm or simile, etc., is the modus operandi in all the different forms of ancient and modern magic, white or black.
As Burleigh and Ewing "magnetized" portions of their subject's brain -- each area corresponding to a different "phrenological organ," -- she described her responses to the crowd.
Jordan was also "magnetized" to the ball - had a nose for where the play would go.
"magnetized" subjects as messages from the spirit world.
From its earliest appearance in English, business has itself been a busy word, darting about in all directions, as magnetized to the miraculous diligence of bees as to the handiwork of the devil.
The metal bands around my wrists, magnetized with 5 g modules, automatically clamped against the harness on my chest.
It was like the instant I faced a group of girls, they magnetized to me—even before I spoke.
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