magnetic force


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magnetic force

n.
1. The force exerted between magnets.
2. The force exerted between a magnet and a moving, electrically charged particle.
3. The force exerted between moving, electrically charged particles.

magnetic force

1. The force that exists between two magnets, caused by the interaction of their magnetic fields. This force causes the magnets to attract or repel one another.
2. The force that exists between two moving, electrically charged particles, causing them to attract or repel one another.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnetic force - attraction for ironmagnetic force - attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force
attraction, attractive force - the force by which one object attracts another
electromagnetism - magnetism produced by an electric current; "electromagnetism was discovered when it was observed that a copper wire carrying an electric current can magnetize pieces of iron or steel near it"
antiferromagnetism - magnetic field creates parallel but opposing spins; varies with temperature
diamagnetism - phenomenon exhibited by materials like copper or bismuth that become magnetized in a magnetic field with a polarity opposite to the magnetic force; unlike iron they are slightly repelled by a magnet
ferromagnetism - phenomenon exhibited by materials like iron (nickel or cobalt) that become magnetized in a magnetic field and retain their magnetism when the field is removed
paramagnetism - materials like aluminum or platinum become magnetized in a magnetic field but it disappears when the field is removed
References in classic literature ?
He sighed, and forgot the prince next moment, and his wild eyes wandered over to Nastasia again, as though attracted in that direction by some magnetic force.
He described the existence of magnetic poles, regions on a magnet where the magnetic force was most intense, and showed how to determine the north and south poles of a magnet, since like poles repelled each other and unlike poles attracted each other.
She felt an overwhelming urge to run, but the magnetic force of curiosity stopped her, and whispered, "Stay here.
In total, 540 magnetic force measurements were taken by equipment operated by SJ Geophysics at stations located using a handheld Trimble GPS.
Or more specifically, by using magnetic force to change the orbit of satellites and pieces of junk that are floating in Earth's orbit.
Concretely, target irradiating energy to be provided by the present invention is a magnetic force and/or light with its intensity periodically changed.
Ultimately, the magnetic force was so strong that it in turn influenced the shock waves.
The magnetic force aligns the outer magnet and the inner magnet creating a leak-free seal.
In the tests, the cells were pulled deep into tumour "spheroids" using an external magnetic force.
With Sublimity turning 11, he and Magnetic Force have injected a bit youth into the place.
Its magnetic force stops no tide to man, For it flows as it pleases, From ocean to inland.
The magnetic force consists of a fiat, highly concentrated magnetic field.