See also: magnètic

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Etymology edit

magnet +‎ -ic

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mæɡˈnɛtɪk/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛtɪk

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magnetic (comparative more magnetic, superlative most magnetic)

  1. Of, relating to, operating by, or caused by magnetism.
    a magnetic recorder
    • 1818, Thomas Brown, Inquiry into the Relation of Cause and Effect, third edition, page 83:
      [M]agnetic action [] is the subsequence of the motion of iron to the approach of a loadstone.
  2. Having the properties of a magnet, especially the ability to draw or pull.
  3. Determined by earth's magnetic fields.
    magnetic north
    the magnetic meridian
  4. Having an extraordinary ability to attract.
    He has a magnetic personality.
  5. (archaic) Having, susceptible to, or induced by, animal magnetism.
    a magnetic sleep

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magnetic m (feminine singular magnetica, masculine plural magnetics, feminine plural magneticas)

  1. magnetic
    • 2019 January 18, “La planeta dels tres pòls magnetics”, in Jornalet[1]:
      Son camp magnetic es lo pus grand del Sistèma Solar.
      Its magnetic field is the largest in the Solar System.

Further reading edit

  • Joan de Cantalausa (2006) Diccionari general occitan a partir dels parlars lengadocians[2], 2 edition, →ISBN, page 617.

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French magnétique. By surface analysis, magnet +‎ -ic.

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magnetic m or n (feminine singular magnetică, masculine plural magnetici, feminine and neuter plural magnetice)

  1. magnetic

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