Paleomagnetic



[pey-lee-oh-mag-ni-tiz-uh m or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˈmæg nɪˌtɪz əm or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/

noun
1.
Geology. magnetic polarization acquired by the minerals in a rock at the time the rock was deposited or solidified.
paleomagnetism
(pā’lē-ō-māg’nĭ-tĭz’əm)

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