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The magnetic induction that remains in a material after removal of the magnetizing field.

[From Middle English remanent, remaining, from Latin remanēns, remanent-, present participle of remanēre, to remain; see remain.]

rem′a·nent adj.


rare remaining or left over


(ˈrɛm ə nənt)

remaining; left behind.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin remanent-, s. of remanēns, present participle of remanēre. See remain, -ent]
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