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retentivity

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

Definition of RETENTIVITY

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

First Known Use of RETENTIVITY

1881

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