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- adj. exhibiting ferrimagnetism
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Louis E.F. Néel introduced basic models to describe antiferromagnetic and ferrimagnetic materials, which are important components in many solid state devices.
Chinese was used to produce the first compass, is in fact not ferromagnetic, but, in Néel's terminology, ferrimagnetic.