• Definition for "degauss"
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degauss definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To counteract the magnetic field of (a ship, like).
    • To erase information from (a magnetic disk or any other storage unit).
  • verb:
    • to cut back or expel a magnetic industry, specifically from hull of a ship, or from a computer monitor
    • make nonmagnetic; get rid of the magnetized properties (of)
  • noun:
    • which will make a (steel) ship's hull nonmagnetic through the use of an opposing magnetic industry.
    • to eliminate irregular magnetization in (the electron weapon of a cathode-ray pipe); -- regularly enhance display quality, especially in computer system monitors.
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