Also found in: Thesaurus.
Past participle: demagnetised
Switch to new thesaurus
|Verb||1.||demagnetise - erase (a magnetic storage device)|
|2.||demagnetise - make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of); "demagnetize the iron shavings"; "they degaussed the ship"|
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"