Definitions for demagnetizediˈmæg nɪˌtaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•mag•net•izediˈmæg nɪˌtaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to remove magnetization from.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

Origin of demagnetize:

1830–40

de•mag′net•iz`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. demagnetize, demagnetise(verb)

    erase (a magnetic storage device)

  2. demagnetize, demagnetise, degauss(verb)

    make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of)

    "demagnetize the iron shavings"; "they degaussed the ship"

Wiktionary

  1. demagnetize(Verb)

    To make something nonmagnetic by removing its magnetic properties.

  2. demagnetize(Verb)

    To erase the contents of a magnetic storage device.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demagnetize(verb)

    to deprive of magnetic properties. See Magnetize

  2. Demagnetize(verb)

    to free from mesmeric influence; to demesmerize

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