ferrimagnetic

adjective
fer·​ri·​mag·​net·​ic | \ ˌfer-ˌī-mag-ˈne-tik How to pronounce ferrimagnetic (audio) , ˌfer-i- \

Definition of ferrimagnetic

: 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

Other Words from ferrimagnetic

ferrimagnet \ ˈfer-​ˌī-​ˌmag-​nət How to pronounce ferrimagnet (audio) , ˈfer-​i-​ \ noun
ferrimagnetically \ ˌfer-​ˌī-​mag-​ˈne-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce ferrimagnetically (audio) , ˌfer-​i-​ \ adverb
ferrimagnetism \ ˌfer-​ˌī-​ˈmag-​nə-​ˌti-​zəm How to pronounce ferrimagnetism (audio) , ˌfer-​i-​ \ noun

First Known Use of ferrimagnetic

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Ferrimagnetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferrimagnetic. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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