diamagnetic

adjective dia·mag·net·ic \ ˌdī-ə-mag-ˈne-tik \

Definition of diamagnetic

: having a magnetic permeability less than that of a vacuum : slightly repelled by a magnet

diamagnetism

play \-ˈmag-nə-ˌti-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of diamagnetic

1846

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