from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a magnet provided with an armature.


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  • As for the help derived from the virtue of a cognate body, it is well seen in an armed magnet which excites in iron the virtue of detaining iron by similarity of substance, the torpor of the iron being cast off by the virtue of the magnet.

    The New Organon


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