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Relating to or being a substance in which an induced magnetic field is parallel and proportional to the intensity of the magnetizing field but is much weaker than in ferromagnetic materials.
par′a·mag′net·ism (-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm) n.
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|Noun||1.||paramagnetism - materials like aluminum or platinum become magnetized in a magnetic field but it disappears when the field is removed|