- (physics) The property of being magnetic.
- (physics) The science which treats of magnetic phenomena.
- Power of attraction; power to excite the feelings and to gain the affections.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for magnetism in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- animal magnetism