paramagnetism definition

  • noun:
    • the tendency of magnetic dipoles to align with an external magnetic field; materials that exhibit this tendency become temporary magnets
    • a residential property of products which are not magnetized in the absence of an external magnetized field, but in which the magnetized moments of their constituents align with and enhance an applied magnetic industry; the induced magnetic area regarding the material is within direct percentage on energy of the used magnetic industry; -- opposed to diamagnetic and compared with ferromagnetic.
    • The phenomena exhibited by paramagnetic substances. See diamagnetism.
    • products like aluminum or platinum become magnetized in a magnetic area but it disappears once the field is taken away

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