degaussing degaussing


  • (n) the process of making a (steel) ship's hull nonmagnetic by producing an opposing magnetic field


  1. It was turning out huge harbor defense nets, degaussing cable, wiring for battleships and cantonments, signal wire, anchor cables for captive balloons, instrument parts.
  2. From a sheet of figures, where an ordinary layman detects only digits, he comes up with funnels, torpedo tubes, extra speed, six new submarines, degaussing gear, winches.

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /