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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A piece of some material such as the mineral iron oxide that is able to attract iron. Also: a person, a place, an object or a situation that exerts attraction.

Usage examples (38)
  • Memory is a magnet. It will pull to it and hold only material nature has designed it to attract.
  • "This bar is what they call a magnet," said he; "but all the magnetism is in the two ends."
  • Aztec Middle College Northwest, which she described as a magnet school, for his senior year.
  • The strength of this magnet is measured by its moment. for more
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