remanence

noun

rem·​a·​nence ˈre-mə-nən(t)s How to pronounce remanence (audio)
ri-ˈmā-
: the magnetic induction remaining in a magnetized substance no longer under external magnetic influence

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of remanence was circa 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Remanence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remanence. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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