magnetism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

magnet +‎ -ism

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) enPR: mägnĕtĭzm, IPA(key): /ˈmæɡ.nəˌtɪz.əm/
  • Hyphenation: mag‧ne‧tism

NounEdit

magnetism (countable and uncountable, plural magnetisms)

  1. (physics) The property of being magnetic.
  2. (physics) The science which treats of magnetic phenomena.
  3. Power of attraction; power to excite the feelings and to gain the affections.
  4. Animal magnetism.
    • 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 231:
      Mediums [...] should also realise that it is essential to lead a particularly abstinent life, and to conserve their magnetism.

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

magnet +‎ -ism

NounEdit

magnetism c

  1. magnetism

DeclensionEdit

Declension of magnetism 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative magnetism magnetismen
Genitive magnetisms magnetismens

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