diamagnetic

adjective
dia·​mag·​net·​ic | \ ˌdī-ə-mag-ˈne-tik How to pronounce diamagnetic (audio) \

Definition of diamagnetic

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

Other Words from diamagnetic

diamagnetism \ ˌdī-​ə-​ˈmag-​nə-​ˌti-​zəm How to pronounce diamagnetism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of diamagnetic

1846, in the meaning defined above

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