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a. The process of making a substance temporarily or permanently magnetic, as by insertion in a magnetic field.
b. The extent to which an object is magnetized.
2. The property of being magnetic.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnetization - the extent or degree to which something is magnetizedmagnetization - the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
magnetic flux - a measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area
2.magnetization - the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)magnetization - the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
3.magnetization - the physical property of being magnetic
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
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