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A measure of the degree to which a conductor or semiconductor changes its electrical resistance when a magnetic field is applied.

mag·ne′to·re·sis′tive (-tĭv) adj.
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(mægˌni toʊ rɪˈzɪs təns)

a change in the electrical resistance of a material exposed to a magnetic field.
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