magnetized magnetized  /ˈmæɡ nɪ ˌtaɪzd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When a piece of iron or other substance is magnetized, the molecules yank one way.
  2. Among other recent evidence is the finding that the ocean floor is patterned with belts of rock magnetized in opposite directions.
  3. When the metals are magnetized, they become so powerful that their ability to repel one another can actually allow them to lift heavy objects off the ground.

News

  1. Nature: Elementary physics in a single molecule

    ( Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres ) A team of physicists has succeeded in performing an extraordinary experiment: They demonstrated how magnetism that generally manifests itself by a force between two magnetized objects acts within a single molecule. This discovery is of high significance to fundamental research and provides scientists with a new tool to better understand ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Elementary physics in a single molecule

    Physicists have succeeded in performing an extraordinary experiment: They demonstrated how magnetism that generally manifests itself by a force between two magnetized objects acts within a single molecule. This discovery is of high significance to fundamental research and provides scientists with a new tool to better understand magnetism as an elementary phenomenon of physics.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Science Daily

Quotes

  • The Milky Way black hole "is one of the most energetic particle accelerators in the galaxy, but it does this by proxy, by cajoling the magnetized plasma haplessly trapped within its clutches into slinging protons to unearthly speeds," Melia said.
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: Fulvio Melia Source: University of Arizona News (press release)

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