an·​ti·​fer·​ro·​mag·​net·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-ˌfer-ō-mag-ˈne-tik, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce antiferromagnetic (audio) \

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antiferromagnet \ ˌan-​tē-​ˌfer-​ō-​ˈmag-​nət , ˌan-​tī-​ How to pronounce antiferromagnet (audio) \ noun
antiferromagnetically \ ˌan-​tē-​ˌfer-​ō-​mag-​ˈne-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē , ˌan-​tī-​ How to pronounce antiferromagnetically (audio) \ adverb
antiferromagnetism \ ˌan-​tē-​ˌfer-​ō-​ˈmag-​nə-​ˌti-​zəm , ˌan-​tī-​ How to pronounce antiferromagnetism (audio) \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Long-range antiferromagnetic order only sets in at low temperatures, proponents say. Quanta Magazine, "The Quantum Secret to Superconductivity," 22 Feb. 2016

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Antiferromagnetic.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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