magnet definition

  • noun:
    • An object which surrounded by a magnetic area which has the property, either natural or induced, of attracting iron or metal.
    • An electromagnet.
    • people, a spot, an object, or a scenario that exerts destination.
    • some material that appeals to some metals by magnetism.
    • A person or thing that pulls what is denoted because of the preceding noun.
    • The loadstone; a species of iron-ore (the ferrosoferric or magnetic ore, Fe3O4) with the home of attracting metal and some of their ores, and, when easily suspended, of pointing to the poles; -- called in addition natural magnet.
    • A bar or size of steel or metal that the distinct properties regarding the loadstone being imparted; -- called, in difference through the loadstone, an artificial magnet.
    • A body which possesses the property of attracting fragments of iron or steel, and which, whenever easily suspended, tends, beneath the action of planet, to just take a certain definite position, pointing more or less north and south.
    • a characteristic that provides enjoyment and pulls
    • (physics) a tool that pulls metal and creates a magnetic industry

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