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A paramagnetic substance.
[Back-formation from paramagnetic.]
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(General Physics) physics a paramagnetic substance
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par•a•mag•net(ˌpær əˈmæg nɪt, ˈpær əˌmæg-)
a body or substance that, placed in a magnetic field, possesses magnetization in direct proportion to the field strength.
par`a•mag•net′ic (-ˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||paramagnet - magnet made of a substance whose magnetization is proportional to the strength of the magnetic field applied to it|
magnet - (physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
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