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transitive verb

: to test by the Magnaflux method
magnaflux all spindle bladesElectrical World


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used for a method of testing a ferrous metal for defects by magnetizing the material and observing the patterns assumed by iron powder applied either dry or in liquid suspension

Word History

First Known Use

Transitive Verb

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of magnaflux was in 1900

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“Magnaflux.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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