Definitions

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  • v. Alternative spelling of magnetize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. attract strongly, as if with a magnet
  • v. make magnetic

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Examples

  • "It is important for these business owners to develop product offerings in the run-up to 2010 specifically to magnetise foreign arrivals to these sites and activities ... related opportunities also exist in transport and logistics, as well as accommodation".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • You will magnetise the Queen as you have magnetised me.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

  • Orrin Smith the wood-engraver -- he who had previously tried to magnetise the idea of a "London Charivari" into life -- received many practical hints of the greatest artistic value.

    The History of "Punch"

  • And when in turn they, desired to send forth representatives would not they lay hands upon them, make passes over them and endeavour to magnetise them in the same way -- if that word may express the process?

    The Vital Message

  • No cruel inhuman despot could magnetise with an enduring fascination multitudes of men and women as he did.

    The Tragedy of St. Helena

  • He will magnetise a cloth, and the cloth, laid on the seat of pain, will heal.

    Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries

  • A doctor will magnetise water and cure his patient therewith.

    Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries

  • Again, if we magnetise a piece of soft iron we can destroy its magnetism by striking it so as to agitate its atoms and throw them out of line.

    The Story of Electricity

  • We might also magnetise the car, say by surrounding it with a coil of wire excited from an accumulator on board.

    A Trip to Venus

  • I should like for instance to see anyone magnetise me! '

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

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