nonmagnetic nonmagnetic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not capable of being magnetized

Usage(s):

  1. A 20th-century anachronism, the Research is a wooden sailing vessel, nonmagnetic in every possible detail.
  2. It might even be proved in earthly laboratories, by spinning large masses of nonmagnetic material, such as bronze, and seeing whether they generate their own magnetic fields.
  3. Collie embeds light, powerful ceramic magnets in the floating and fixed elements of his sculptures, which are themselves made of light, nonmagnetic metals.

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