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hys·ter·e·sis

 (hĭs′tə-rē′sĭs)
n. pl. hys·ter·e·ses (-sēz)
The lagging of an effect behind its cause, as when the change in magnetism of a body lags behind changes in the magnetic field.

[Greek husterēsis, a shortcoming, from husterein, to come late, from husteros, late; see ud- in Indo-European roots.]

hys′ter·et′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.

hysteresis

(ˌhɪstəˈriːsɪs)
n
(General Physics) physics the lag in a variable property of a system with respect to the effect producing it as this effect varies, esp the phenomenon in which the magnetic flux density of a ferromagnetic material lags behind the changing external magnetic field strength
[C19: from Greek husterēsis coming late, from husteros coming after]
hysteretic adj
ˌhysterˈetically adv

hys•ter•e•sis

(ˌhɪs təˈri sɪs)

n.
a lag in response exhibited by a body in reacting to changes in forces, esp. magnetic forces, acting upon it.
[1795–1805; < Greek hystérēsis deficiency, state of being behind or late =hysterē-, variant s. of hystereîn to come late, lag behind, v. derivative of hýsteros coming behind + -sis -sis]
hys`ter•et′ic (-ˈrɛt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hysteresis - the lagging of an effect behind its causehysteresis - the lagging of an effect behind its cause; especially the phenomenon in which the magnetic induction of a ferromagnetic material lags behind the changing magnetic field
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Translations
hystereesi
hystérèsehystérésis
heldnisegulheldni
isterisi
히스테리시스
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