permanent magnet definition

  • noun:
    • some magnetized material that retains its magnetism after it is taken from a magnetic industry.
    • A material, or piece of such material, which keeps its magnetism even though perhaps not subjected to any external magnetic areas.
    • a magnet that keeps its magnetism after being taken out of a magnetic field

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