ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antimagnetic (audio)
of a watch
: having a balance unit composed of alloys that will not remain magnetized

Examples of antimagnetic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This antimagnetic movement, which was conceived in-house, features power reserve of 120 hours and has a 10-year warranty. Nancy Olson, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2023 That movement, designed and made in house, has antimagnetic technology and a five day power reserve. Men's Health, 24 Feb. 2023 Doctor Paolo Biocco this, an antimagnetic, water-resistant, manually wound gold chronograph. Nick Scott, Robb Report, 7 May 2022 This model was conceived as a more rugged addition to the line, with 300-meter water resistance and an antimagnetic iron cage around the movement. Will Palmer, Outside Online, 26 Oct. 2021 They are all made from a derivative of silicon, called Silinvar, which is known for being lightweight, rugged and antimagnetic. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 6 Apr. 2022 The brand was the first to develop the inner iron case to protect the movement and make the watch antimagnetic. Roberta Naas, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2021 Brands typically make watches antimagnetic in two ways: using materials like silicon, which don’t conduct a magnetic charge, or enclosing the movement in a soft-metal case. Rachel Felder, New York Times, 1 May 2020 In 2013, the brand introduced an antimagnetic version of its Seamaster Aqua Terra, which did not cage its movement but still promised to resist magnetization up to 15,000 gauss. Rachel Felder, New York Times, 1 May 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antimagnetic was in 1883

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“Antimagnetic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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