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
From musical baby onesies to a Cliburn barbeque branding iron to magnets with Van Cliburn’s autograph, the Cliburn gift shop at Bass Hall has it all.
Over the next few weeks the Muon g-2 team will test the equipment installed around the magnet, which will be storing and measuring muons for the first time in 16 years.
Taylor said the Montgomery Ward previously was demolished, and he was especially encouraged by the removal of the Capital Center and A-1 motels, which police said were magnets for drug deals, prostitution and other crime problems.
Water coasters, where riders in rafts sometimes travel uphill, propelled by high-pressure jets or magnets, are now the rage.
Arthur has worked with the agricultural workforce since middle school, is chapter president of Future Farmers of America, teaches sixth-graders, and is a representative of the Business, Economic and Technology Academy magnet program at his school.
Nonetheless, London is a magnet for wealthy Russians to invest in and make their homes.
With a waterfall and spectacular views of the Potomac River, the Scott’s Run Nature Preserve in Northern Virginia is a magnet for hikers and anyone else looking to blow off steam during the long Memorial Day weekend.
And the magnets that cause the flipping can be moved to different points on the coaster.
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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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