Magnetic



[mag-net-ik] /mægˈnɛt ɪk/

adjective
1.
of or relating to a or .
2.
having the properties of a .
3.
capable of being or attracted by a .
4.
pertaining to the of the earth:
the magnetic equator.
5.
exerting a strong attractive power or charm:
a magnetic personality.
6.
noting or pertaining to various bearings and measurements as indicated by a :
magnetic amplitude; magnetic course; magnetic meridian.
/mæɡˈnɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
of, producing, or operated by means of magnetism
2.
of or concerned with a magnet
3.
of or concerned with the magnetism of the earth: the magnetic equator
4.
capable of being magnetized
5.
exerting a powerful attraction: a magnetic personality
adj.

1610s, literal; 1630s, figurative, from Modern Latin magneticus, from Latin magnes (see magnet).
magnetic
(māg-nět’ĭk)
Producing, caused by, or making use of magnetic fields.

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