(engineering) steel used for the manufacture of permanent magnets, often having a high cobalt content and smaller amounts of nickel, aluminium, or copper
1. a combining form appearing in loanwords from Latin, where it meant “large,” “great”: magnify. word-forming element meaning “great,” from Latin magni-, comb. form of magnus “great” (see magnate (n.)).
[mag-nif-ik] /mægˈnɪf ɪk/ adjective, Archaic. 1. magnificent; imposing. 2. grandiose; pompous. /mæɡˈnɪfɪk/ adjective 1. (archaic) magnificent, grandiose, or pompous
[mag-nuh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌmæg nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of or the state of being . 2. the power to . Compare (def 20a). 3. a image, drawing, copy, etc. /ˌmæɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of magnifying or the state of being magnified 2. the degree to which something is magnified 3. a copy, […]
[mag-nif-uh-suh ns] /mægˈnɪf ə səns/ noun 1. the quality or state of being ; splendor; grandeur; sublimity: the magnificence of snow-covered mountains; the magnificence of his achievements. 2. impressiveness of surroundings: the magnificence of Versailles. /mæɡˈnɪfɪsəns/ noun 1. the quality of being magnificent n. mid-14c., “great-mindedness, courage,” from Old French magnificence “splendor, nobility, grandeur,” from […]