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a. Of or relating to magnetism or magnets.
b. Having the properties of a magnet.
c. Capable of being magnetized or attracted by a magnet.
d. Operating by means of magnetism: a magnetic recorder.
2. Relating to the magnetic poles of the earth: a magnetic compass bearing.
3. Having an unusual power or ability to attract: a magnetic personality.

mag·net′i·cal·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.magnetically - by the use of magnetismmagnetically - by the use of magnetism; "magnetically contaminated material"
2.magnetically - as if by magnetismmagnetically - as if by magnetism; "he was magnetically attracted to her"
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[mægˈnetɪkəlɪ] ADVmagnéticamente
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adv (lit, fig)magnetisch; she is magnetically attractive/sensualsie/ihre Sinnlichkeit übt eine magnetische Anziehungskraft aus; to be magnetically drawn to somebody/somethingvon jdm/etw magnetisch angezogen werden
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[mægˈnɛtɪklɪ] advmagneticamente
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(ˈmӕgnit) noun
a piece of iron, or of certain other materials, that attracts or repels other pieces of iron etc.
magˈnetic (-ˈne-) adjective
1. of, or having the powers of, or operating by means of, a magnet or magnetism. magnetic force.
2. strongly attractive. a magnetic personality.
magˈnetically adverb
ˈmagnetism noun
1. power of attraction. his personal magnetism.
2. (the science of) magnets and their power of attraction. the magnetism of the earth.
ˈmagnetize, ˈmagnetise verb
1. to make magnetic. You can magnetize a piece of iron.
2. to attract or influence strongly. She's the kind of person who can magnetize others.
magnetic field
the area in which the pull of a magnet, or thing acting like a magnet, is felt. the earth's magnetic field.
magnetic north
the direction, either east or west of the true north, in which a magnetized needle points.
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