Examples of magnet in a Sentence
the giant theme park is a magnet for tourists to the area
Recent Examples of magnet from the Web
Fairfax District Speaking of the Grove, a north-south streetcar along Fairfax Avenue—and connecting with the mall—would be a tourist magnet.
But Trump’s voting commission appears to have become a magnet for vitriol against the president and Kobach personally.
As Halley Potter of the Century Foundation, a think-tank, says, countervailing initiatives by individual districts—redrawing catchment zones, rejigging admission criteria, opening magnet schools—have not offset the overall trend.
Clarke notes that makers of MRI machines, which require liquid helium to make their magnets cold enough to superconduct, also recover helium when old machines are decommissioned.
Access to the beach was an irresistible magnet for buyers.
One low-performing neighborhood school reopened in 2013 as Crane Medical Preparatory High School, a magnet school focused on preparing students for jobs in health-care industries.
Next, the scientists asked whether the αS protein was acting as a magnet for inflammatory cells, which are a key part of a normal immune response.
Then, stick them onto magnets so your friend can display your memories proudly.
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Origin and Etymology of magnet
Middle English magnete, from Anglo-French, from Latin magnet-, magnes, from Greek magnēs (lithos), literally, stone of Magnesia, ancient city in Asia Minor
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of magnet-
1 : magnetic force magnetometer
2 : magnetism : magnetic magnetoelectric magneton
3 : magnetoelectric magnetoresistance
4 : magnetosphere magnetopause
Origin and Etymology of magnet-
Latin magnet-, magnes
MAGNET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of magnet for English Language Learners
: a piece of material (such as iron or steel) that is able to attract certain metals
: something or someone that attracts people or things
MAGNET Defined for Kids
Definition of magnet for Students
: a piece of material (as of iron, steel, or alloy) that is able to attract iron
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