from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A piece of magnetic material that retains its magnetism after it is removed from a magnetic field.
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- n. A material, or piece of such material, which retains its magnetism even when not subjected to any external magnetic fields.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from a magnetic field
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