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thermoremanent

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

Definition of THERMOREMANENT

:  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 \-nən(t)s\ noun

First Known Use of THERMOREMANENT

1951

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