magnetoresistance

noun
mag·​ne·​to·​re·​sis·​tance | \-ˌnē-tō-ri-ˈzis-tən(t)s, -ˌne-\

Definition of magnetoresistance 

: a change in electrical resistance due to the presence of a magnetic field

Other Words from magnetoresistance

magnetoresistive \-​ˈzis-​tiv \ adjective

First Known Use of magnetoresistance

1927, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about magnetoresistance

Share magnetoresistance

Statistics for magnetoresistance

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for magnetoresistance

The first known use of magnetoresistance was in 1927

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on magnetoresistance

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about magnetoresistance

Comments on magnetoresistance

What made you want to look up magnetoresistance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to enclose within walls

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!