[koh-er-siv-i-tee] /ˌkoʊ ərˈsɪv ɪ ti/

noun, Electricity.
the magnetic intensity needed to reduce to zero the magnetic flux density of a fully magnetized magnetic specimen or to demagnetize a magnet.
the magnetic-field strength necessary to demagnetize a ferromagnetic material that is magnetized to saturation. It is measured in amperes per metre Compare coercive force
The magnetic flux density needed to reduce the magnetization of a material (especially a ferromagnetic material) from complete saturation to zero. Coercivity is measured in teslas. Compare remanence.


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