magnetoresistance

noun

mag·​ne·​to·​re·​sis·​tance mag-ˌnē-tō-ri-ˈzi-stən(t)s How to pronounce magnetoresistance (audio)
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: a change in electrical resistance due to the presence of a magnetic field
magnetoresistive adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of magnetoresistance was in 1927

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“Magnetoresistance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetoresistance. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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