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thermoremanent

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adjective ther·mo·rem·a·nent \-ˈre-mə-nənt\

Definition of thermoremanent

  1. :  being or relating to magnetic remanence (as in a rock cooled from a molten state or in a baked clay object containing magnetic minerals) that indicates the strength and direction of the earth's magnetic field at a former time

ther·mo·rem·a·nence play \-nən(t)s\ noun


1951

First Known Use of thermoremanent

1951


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