coercivity

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noun co·er·civ·i·ty \ˌkō-ˌər-ˈsi-və-tē\

Definition of coercivity

  1. :  the property of a material determined by the value of the coercive force when the material has been magnetized to saturation

Origin and Etymology of coercivity

coercive + -ity


First Known Use: 1898

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