photomagnetic

adjective

pho·​to·​magnetic
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1
: of or relating to the direct effect of light upon the magnetic properties of substances
2
: of or relating to interactions between the magnetic component of electromagnetic radiation (as gamma rays) and the magnetic dipole moments of nuclear particles

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary phot- + magnetic

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“Photomagnetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photomagnetic. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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