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magnetism

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noun mag·ne·tism \ˈmag-nə-ˌti-zəm\

Simple Definition of magnetism

  • : the property of attracting certain metals : the attracting property of a magnet

  • : a quality that makes someone able to attract and hold the interest of other people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of magnetism

  1. 1 a :  a class of physical phenomena that include the attraction for iron observed in lodestone and a magnet, are inseparably associated with moving electricity, are exhibited by both magnets and electric currents, and are characterized by fields of force b :  a science that deals with magnetic phenomena

  2. 2 :  an ability to attract or charm

Examples of magnetism in a sentence

  1. Much of his success as a politician can be attributed to his personal magnetism.

  2. <she managed to win the election by sheer magnetism>



1616

First Known Use of magnetism

1616

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MAGNETISM Defined for Kids

magnetism

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noun mag·ne·tism \ˈmag-nə-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of magnetism for Students

  1. 1 :  a magnet's power to attract

  2. 2 :  the power to attract others :  personal charm




Medical Dictionary

magnetism

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noun mag·ne·tism \ˈmag-nə-ˌtiz-əm\

Medical Definition of magnetism

  1. :  a class of physical phenomena that include the attraction for iron observed in lodestone and a magnet, are inseparably associated with moving electricity, are exhibited by both magnets and electric currents, and are characterized by fields of force





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