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Meaning of DIAMAGNETIC

Pronunciation:  `dIumag'netik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  relating to or exhibiting diamagnetism; slightly repelled by a magnet
 

DIAMAGNETIC is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Di`a*mag*net"ic\, a.
    Pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, diamagnetism;
    taking, or being of a nature to take, a position at right
    angles to the lines of magnetic force. See {Paramagnetic}.
    
    {Diamagnetic attraction}. See under {Attraction}.
    
    
  2. \Di`a*mag*net"ic\, n.
    Any substance, as bismuth, glass, phosphorous, etc., which in
    a field of magnetic force is differently affected from the
    ordinary magnetic bodies, as iron; that is, which tends to
    take a position at right angles to the lines of magnetic
    force, and is repelled by either pole of the magnet.
    
    
 

 

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