Simple Definition of electromagnet
: a piece of metal that becomes magnetic when an electric current is passed through or near it
Full Definition of electromagnet
: a core of magnetic material (as iron) surrounded by a coil of wire through which an electric current is passed to magnetize the core
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Definition of electromagnet for Students
: a piece of iron encircled by a coil of wire through which an electric current is passed to magnetize the iron
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