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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The branch of science that studies attraction for iron.

Usage examples (37)
  • Had he been a lexicographer he would have found the term magnetism far more inclusive.
  • Mrs. Carew has what you call magnetism -- a personality which I should imagine would be very appealing to a child.
  • The first scientist who tried to explain magnetism was Ampere with his hypothesis about elementary currents.
  • Anyone who has conversed with him for more than a few moments realizes what the meaning of the word magnetism is. for more
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