from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The ability of a substance to acquire high magnetization in relatively weak magnetic fields.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a measure of the magnetisation of a material in a magnetic field; symbol μ. Materials with values less than 1 are diamagnetic those above are paramagnetic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the specific capacity of a body for magnetic induction, or its conducting power for lines of magnetic force.
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