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- noun physics Any of several effects in which a small change in an applied
magnetic fieldcauses a sharp change in magnetization
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This sudden increase in magnetism corresponds to a phase transition called metamagnetism.
The scientists showed that, in this case, the origin of the material's metamagnetism is a large magnetoelastic coupling among the material's atoms.