paramagnetic definition

  • adjective:
    • Relating to or becoming a substance by which an induced magnetized industry is synchronous and proportional toward intensity of the magnetizing field but is a great deal weaker compared to ferromagnetic products.
    • exhibiting paramagnetism
    • Having or displaying paramagnetism; -- opposed to diamagnetic and compared with ferromagnetic.
    • of or relating to a paramagnet
  • others:
    • Assuming, when freely suspended involving the poles of a horseshoe magnet, a situation in a line from pole to the other: magnetized in contradistinction to diamagnetic. See diamagnetism.
    • Of greater permeability than environment.

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