Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The process of making a substance temporarily or permanently magnetic, as by insertion in a magnetic field.
  • noun The extent to which an object is magnetized.
  • noun The property of being magnetic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of magnetizing, or the state of being magnetized. Also spelled magnetization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of magnetizing, or the state of being magnetized.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of magnetizing, or the state of being magnetized
  • noun The magnitude of the magnetic strength of a magnetized object.

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

  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
  • noun the physical property of being magnetic

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Examples

  • In the second case, where the magnetization is opposed, all the electrons are "wrong" in one of the two magnetic layers so that the total resistance is large and bars the flow of electric current.

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  • The experiments are directed towards deciding whether this reversed magnetization is due to reversal of the earth's magnetic field or to a complicated physical or chemical process occurring in the rocks.

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  • An additional welcome side effect is the "magnetization" of the cells after the incorporation of nanoparticles.

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  • An additional welcome side effect is the "magnetization" of the cells after the incorporation of nanoparticles.

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  • An additional welcome side effect is the "magnetization" of the cells after the incorporation of nanoparticles.

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  • An additional welcome side effect is the "magnetization" of the cells after the incorporation of nanoparticles.

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  • He developed a quantitative relationship for the strength of a magnetic field in relation to an electric current (known as Ampère's theorem) and studied the process of iron magnetization.

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  • The claim may disprove the accepted physics limits set for magnetization in a substance.

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  • Changing the magnetization direction reverses the spin polarization of the secondary, or low-energy, electrons emitted from the substance.

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