diamagnet


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di·a·mag·net

 (dī′ə-măg′nĭt)
n.
A diamagnetic substance.

[From diamagnetic.]

diamagnet

(ˈdaɪəˌmæɡnɪt)
n
(General Physics) a substance exhibiting diamagnetism

di•a•mag•net

(ˈdaɪ əˌmæg nɪt)

n.
a substance, as bismuth or copper, whose permeability is less than that of a vacuum: in a magnetic field, its induced magnetism is in a direction opposite to that of iron.
[1860–65]
di`a•mag•net′ic (-ˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
di`a•mag′net•ism, n.
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Noun1.diamagnet - a substance that exhibits diamagnetismdiamagnet - a substance that exhibits diamagnetism
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
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