attractable


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at·tract

 (ə-trăkt′)
v. at·tract·ed, at·tract·ing, at·tracts
v.tr.
1. To cause to draw near or adhere by physical force: Magnetic poles are attracted to their opposites.
2. To arouse or compel the interest, admiration, or attention of: We were attracted by the display of lights.
v.intr.
To possess or use the power of attraction.

[Middle English attracten, from Latin attrahere, attract- : ad-, ad- + trahere, pull.]

at·tract′a·ble adj.
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Adj.1.attractable - capable of being magnetized or attracted by a magnetattractable - capable of being magnetized or attracted by a magnet; "the magnetic chips of steel produced by a cutting tool are attractable by a magnet"
magnetised, magnetized, magnetic - having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel; "the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material"
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