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A magnet consisting essentially of a coil of insulated wire wrapped around a steel or iron core that is magnetized only when current flows through the wire.
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(General Physics) a magnet consisting of an iron or steel core wound with a coil of wire, through which a current is passed
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e•lec•tro•mag•net(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈmæg nɪt)
a device consisting of an iron or steel core that is magnetized by electric current in a coil that surrounds it.
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A device consisting of a coil of insulated wire wrapped around an iron core that becomes magnetized when an electric current flows through the wire. See Note at magnetism.
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A temporary magnet produced when electric current flows through wire that has been coiled around soft iron.
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|Noun||1.||electromagnet - a temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core; when current flows in the coil the iron becomes a magnet|
armature - coil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field
electric bell - a bell activated by the magnetic effect of an electric current
magnet - (physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
magnetic head - an electromagnet (as on a tape recorder) that converts electrical variations into magnetic variations that can be stored on a surface and later retrieved
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electromagnet[ɪˈlektrəʊˈmægnɪt] N → electroimán m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
electromagnet[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmægnɪt] n → électroaimant m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
electromagnet[ɪˈlɛktrəʊˈmægnɪt] n → elettromagnete m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995