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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fer-oh-mag-net-ik]
    • /ˌfɛr oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk/
    • /ˌfero.ˈmæɡ.nə.ˌtɪ.zəm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fer-oh-mag-net-ik]
    • /ˌfɛr oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk/

Definitions of ferromagnetism word

  • adjective ferromagnetism 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 ferromagnetism (physics) The phenomenon whereby certain substances can become permanent magnets when subjected to a magnetic field. 1
  • noun ferromagnetism the phenomenon exhibited by substances, such as iron, that have relative permeabilities much greater than unity and increasing magnetization with applied magnetizing field. Certain of these substances retain their magnetization in the absence of the applied field. The effect is caused by the alignment of electron spin in regions called domains 0
  • noun ferromagnetism Ferromagnetism is the magnetic force that materials like iron, nickel, or cobalt show when they are in a magnetic field. 0

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Origin of ferromagnetism

First appearance:

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

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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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