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a. The process of making a substance temporarily or permanently magnetic, as by insertion in a magnetic field.
b. The extent to which an object is magnetized.
2. The property of being magnetic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnetization - the extent or degree to which something is magnetizedmagnetization - the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
magnetic flux - a measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area
2.magnetization - the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)magnetization - the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
3.magnetization - the physical property of being magnetic
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
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If these bound currents due to magnetization of the half-spaces are taken into account, we will obtain somewhat different total magnetic dipole moments, which we will see for some purposes more naturally describe the potentials and fields.
Let us first obtain a complete expression for the bound current density.
We now calculate the portion of the magnetic dipole moment due only to the bound current density using (24):