thermoremanent

adjective
ther·​mo·​rem·​a·​nent | \ ˌthər-mō-ˈre-mə-nənt How to pronounce thermoremanent (audio) \

Definition of thermoremanent

: being or relating to magnetic remanence (as in a rock cooled from a molten state or in a baked clay object containing magnetic minerals) that indicates the strength and direction of the earth's magnetic field at a former time

Other Words from thermoremanent

thermoremanence \ ˌthər-​mō-​ˈre-​mə-​nən(t)s How to pronounce thermoremanence (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of thermoremanent

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Thermoremanent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermoremanent. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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