demagnetize

verb de·mag·ne·tize \ (ˌ)dē-ˈmag-nə-ˌtīz \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of demagnetize

transitive verb
: to deprive of magnetic properties

demagnetization

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌmag-nə-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

demagnetizer

play \(ˌ)dē-ˈmag-nə-ˌtī-zər\ noun

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First Known Use of demagnetize

1839


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