fer·​ri·​mag·​net·​ic ˌfer-ˌī-mag-ˈne-tik How to pronounce ferrimagnetic (audio)
: of or relating to a substance (such as ferrite) characterized by magnetization in which two types of ions of unequal magnetic moment are polarized in opposite directions
ferrimagnet noun
ferrimagnetically adverb
ferrimagnetism noun

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ferrimagnetic was in 1951

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“Ferrimagnetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferrimagnetic. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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