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magnetic

adjective mag·net·ic \ mag-ˈne-tik \
Updated on: 13 Dec 2017

Definition of magnetic

1 : possessing an extraordinary power or ability to attract
  • a magnetic personality
2 a : of or relating to a magnet or to magnetism
b : of, relating to, or characterized by the earth's magnetism
c : magnetized or capable of being magnetized
d : actuated by magnetic attraction

magnetically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of magnetic in a Sentence

  1. a cult leader who attracted followers with his magnetic gaze

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First Known Use of magnetic

1611


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magnetic

noun

Definition of magnetic

: a magnetic substance

Recent Examples of magnetic from the Web

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First Known Use of magnetic

1655



MAGNETIC Defined for English Language Learners

magnetic

adjective

Definition of magnetic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a magnet or magnetism

  • : having great power to attract and hold the interest of other people


MAGNETIC Defined for Kids

magnetic

adjective mag·net·ic \ mag-ˈne-tik \

Definition of magnetic for Students

1 : acting like a magnet
2 : of or relating to the earth's magnetic field
3 : having a great power to attract people
  • a magnetic personality

Medical Dictionary

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magnetic

adjective mag·net·ic \ mag-ˈnet-ik \

medical Definition of magnetic

1 : of or relating to a magnet or to magnetism
2 : of, relating to, or characterized by the earth's magnetism
3 : magnetized or capable of being magnetized
4 : actuated by magnetic attraction

magnetically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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magnetic

noun

medical Definition of magnetic

: a magnetic substance


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