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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Phenomenon exhibited by materials like iron (nickel or cobalt) that become attracted in a certain type of energy field and retain their attraction when the field is removed.

Usage examples (38)
  • However, in ferromagnetism, which is many times stronger, they are aligned collectively, which makes the understanding of the physics much more difficult.
  • Anti-ferromagnetism is an ordered state with important properties.
  • Three states of magnetism have long been recognised, die -, para - and ferromagnetism.
  • Examples are the transition between liquid and gas and the transition between ferromagnetism and paramagnetism. for more
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