magnetic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with magnetism or magnets.
    • Having the properties of a magnet.
    • effective at becoming magnetized or attracted by a magnet.
    • running by means of magnetism: a magnetic recorder.
    • regarding the magnetized poles associated with the planet: a magnetic compass bearing.
    • Having a silly energy or capacity to attract: a magnetic personality.
    • of, concerning, operating by, or due to magnetism
    • obtaining the properties of a magnet, particularly the capability to draw or pull
    • based on planet's magnetized industries
    • having a fantastic capability to entice
    • Pertaining to the magnet; having the properties associated with magnet, or matching properties
    • Of or related to, or described as, the planet earth's magnetism
    • effective at getting a magnet; at risk of magnetism.
    • Endowed with extraordinary personal power to excite the thoughts also to win the affections; attractive; inducing accessory.
    • Having, at risk of, or induced by, animal magnetism, so called; hypnotic. See Magnetism.
    • of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • getting the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or metallic
    • having an exceptional capacity to entice
    • determined by earth's magnetic fields
    • effective at being magnetized
  • noun:
    • A magnet.
    • Any steel, as metal, nickel, cobalt, etc., which may receive, at all, the properties associated with loadstone, and which in turn, whenever suspended, fixes it self toward a magnetic meridian.
    • Any steel, as metal, metal, nickel, cobalt, etc., which may have the properties of this lodestone.
    • A paramagnetic human anatomy, or one that, when liberated to submit a magnetic field, sets its longest axis like magnetized power: in contradistinction to diamagnetic. See diamagnetism.
  • others:
    • regarding the magnet or even to magnetism; possessing the properties for the magnet: as, a magnetic bar of iron; a magnetic needle.
    • Pertaining to the earth's magnetism: since, the magnetized north; the magnetic meridian. See phrases below.
    • Having properties analogous to those associated with the magnet; appealing; winning.

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