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

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "paramagnetism"
    • Pierre also discovered the effect of…
    • View More
  • Antonym for "paramagnetism"
  • Hypernym for "paramagnetism"
  • Cross Reference for "paramagnetism"
  • Etymologically Related for "paramagnetism"
65 votes

How would you define paramagnetism?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!