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retentivity

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noun re·ten·tiv·i·ty \ˌrē-ˌten-ˈti-və-tē, ri-\

Definition of retentivity

  1. :  the power of retaining; specifically :  the capacity for retaining magnetism after the action of the magnetizing force has ceased



1881

First Known Use of retentivity

1881


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