Definitions

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

  • n. A paramagnetic substance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any paramagnetic material

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A substance exhibiting paramagnetism, i.e. a substance whose magnetization is proportional to the strength of the magnetic field applied to it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A substance having paramagnetic as opposed to diamagnetic properties.

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

  • n. magnet made of a substance whose magnetization is proportional to the strength of the magnetic field applied to it

Etymologies

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

Back-formation from paramagnetic.

Examples

  • LACOSI for short - turns out "LaCoSi" also happens to be the elemental designation of a Pauli paramagnet whatever the hell that is - but it at least has a specific connection with science!

    Lassen County Society of the Illuminati

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