retentivity

noun
re·ten·tiv·i·ty | \ˌrē-ˌten-ˈti-və-tē, ri-\

Definition of retentivity 

: the power of retaining specifically : the capacity for retaining magnetism after the action of the magnetizing force has ceased

First Known Use of retentivity

1881, in the meaning defined above

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