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  • adj. Not magnetic; not affected by a magnet.

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  • adj. not capable of being magnetized


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non- +‎ magnetic


  • As a result of ensuing manufacturing changes, some better-quality stainless is now magnetic and some lower grades are nonmagnetic, according to two industry sources, Alex Gafford, director of research and development for Char-Broil, and Mike Kempster Sr., executive vice president for Weber-Stephen Products Co., maker of Weber grills.

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  • And since higher grades of stainless steel are typically nonmagnetic and cheaper types usually are magnetic, the magnet test could help you find a stainless-steel grill whose exteriors might hold up better in the long run: Bring a magnet with you to the store and check the stainless on different spots like the firebox, shelf, and cart doors of the models you're considering.

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  • Fert and Gruenberg looked at current traveling through a multilayer stack of magnetized materials separated by nonmagnetic spacers.

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  • When the current temporary stops flowing for some reason, the domains may immediately return to their original sizes and shapes and the iron may become nonmagnetic again.

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  • You can use titanium, which is a special type of metal; the same stuff that the space shuttle is made out of, it's nonmagnetic.

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  • The nonmagnetic warheads were the only major ordnance that could get through the Anti defence screens.

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  • The arrow shafts are made of non-magnetic synthetics and the sharp heads are also made of a nonmagnetic metal alloy.

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  • The nonmagnetic plastic bullet crashed through his super-powerful defence screen and struck home where Thomas Cardif intended it to.

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  • He got a grip — a very poor one, with his gloved hand — on the slightly projecting edge of the hemisphere, and tried to pull it free, without success; and it was that failure which gave him the right answer — the only possible way in which an air-tight and pressure-tight seal could be fastened solidly, even with the parts out of alignment, with nonmagnetic alloys.

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  • The silicate rocks ran only about twenty-five per cent iron -- in the form of nonmagnetic compounds.



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