from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to a substance that generates a magnetic field in the direction opposite to an externally applied magnetic field and is therefore repelled by it.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or exhibiting diamagnetism.
- noun A substance which is diamagnetic in a magnetic field of force. See
- Of lower permeability than air. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, diamagnetism; taking, or being of a nature to take, a position at right angles to the lines of magnetic force. See
- adjective See under
- noun Any substance, as bismuth, glass, phosphorous, etc., which in a field of magnetic force is differently affected from the ordinary magnetic bodies, as iron; that is, which tends to take a position at right angles to the lines of magnetic force, and is repelled by either pole of the magnet. Contrasted with
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- adjective physics Exhibiting
diamagnetism; repelledby a magnet.
- noun Any substance that exhibits
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- adjective relating to or exhibiting diamagnetism; slightly repelled by a magnet
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Bi is a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element usually recovered as a by-product from ores of other metals.
The coil is made of thin non-conducting diamagnetic metal tubes, in a circular shape, and using water as a resistor.
The result is surprising because silver atoms are normally diamagnetic in the bulk.
The levitation of the frog in a magnetic field is a diamagnetic effect produced by the very strong magnetic field of the superconducting magnet.
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Second, it became clear that attempts of the early 1970s to derive de novo three-dimensional protein structures from conformation-dependent proton chemical shifts was not a promising approach, independent of whether these shifts were caused by intrinsic or extrinsic diamagnetic or paramagnetic probes.
It's a matter of applying a diamagnetic force of about 10 Teslas, and some other equally impressive sounding abracadabra we don't understand in the least.
The diamagnetic properties of the human body that allowed it to oppose the magnetic field applied by the hospital Perkins projector had only been properly and practically realized in the last thirty years.
A compass needle made of a diamagnetic substance turns at right angles to the magnetic lines of force, and thus comes to point in an east-westerly direction.
If the neutral body be lighter than the medium, it exhibits the magnetic induction of iron with respect to polarity, but is nevertheless repelled; while if it be heavier than the medium, its direction is similar to that of diamagnetic bodies such as bismuth, but on the other hand exhibits the phenomena of attraction.