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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fer-oh-mag-net-ik]
    • /ˌfɛr oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk/
    • /ˌfer·oʊ·mæɡˈnet̬·ɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fer-oh-mag-net-ik]
    • /ˌfɛr oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk/

Definitions of ferromagnetic word

  • adjective ferromagnetic noting or pertaining to a substance, as iron, that below a certain temperature, the Curie point, can possess magnetization in the absence of an external magnetic field; noting or pertaining to a substance in which the magnetic moments of the atoms are aligned. 1
  • noun ferromagnetic (of a body or substance) having a high susceptibility to magnetization, the strength of which depends on that of the applied magnetizing field, and that may persist after removal of the applied field . This is the kind of magnetism displayed by iron and is associated with parallel magnetic alignment of neighboring atoms. 1
  • adjective ferromagnetic designating a material, as iron, nickel, or cobalt, having a high magnetic permeability which varies with the magnetizing force 0
  • adjective ferromagnetic (physics) of a material, such as iron or nickel, that is easily magnetized. 0

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Origin of ferromagnetic

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50; ferro- + magnetic

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ferromagnetic popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
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