diamagnetic

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di·a·mag·net·ic

 (dī′ə-măg-nĕt′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a substance that generates a magnetic field in the direction opposite to an externally applied magnetic field and is therefore repelled by it.

di′a·mag′ne·tism (-nĭ-tĭz′əm) n.

diamagnetic

(ˌdaɪəmæɡˈnɛtɪk)
adj
(General Physics) of, exhibiting, or concerned with diamagnetism
ˌdiamagˈnetically adv
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Adj.1.diamagnetic - relating to or exhibiting diamagnetism; slightly repelled by a magnet
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Superconductors are the strongest diamagnets, and many ordinary materials are weakly diamagnetic (SN: 12/6/97, p.
Because superconductors are such good diamagnets, a relatively weak magnetic field is enough to make them float.