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Of or characteristic of substances such as iron, nickel, or cobalt and various alloys that exhibit extremely high magnetic permeability, a characteristic saturation point, and magnetic hysteresis.

fer′ro·mag′ne·tism (-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm) n.


(ˌfɛr oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk)

noting or pertaining to a substance, as iron, that below the Curie point can possess magnetization in the absence of an external magnetic field.
fer`ro•mag′ne•tism (-nɪˌtɪz əm) n.
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Adj.1.ferromagnetic - relating to or demonstrating ferromagnetism
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