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mag ne tik

  • a  of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    magnetic forces
  • a  having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material
  • a  capable of being magnetized
  • a  determined by earth's magnetic fields
    magnetic north
    the needle of a magnetic compass points to the magnetic north pole
  • s  possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
    a magnetic personality

  • The current generates a magnetic field around the wire that pushes against the field of the magnet.
  • At least 171 times in the past 76 million years, the earth's magnetic field has mysteriously faded in strength and then returned to normal with the North and South poles reversed.
  • The sun is generally supposed to have a magnetic field more powerful than that of the earth.
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  • J Mays in Autoblog (blog)
    The best Mustangs have always been the ones that connect young America with the spirit of the times - and the 2010 does exactly that,said J Mays, Ford's group vice president of Design. "The new Mustang is close to the magnetic center of...
  • Andy Goldsworthy in CNN
    Animals, including insects, use cryptochrome for navigation,Goldsworthy told CNN. "They use it to sense the direction of the earth's magnetic field and their ability to do this is compromised by radiation from [cell] phones and their base...
  • Jack White in BBC News
    White, who also performs with The Raconteurs, said: "Alicia put some electric energy into her breath that cemented itself into the magnetic tape. Very inspiring to watch."

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