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- noun A piece of magnetic material that retains its magnetism after it is removed from a magnetic field.
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- noun physics A material, or piece of such material, which retains its
magnetismeven when not subjected to any external magnetic fields.
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- noun a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from a magnetic field
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