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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diamagnetic(adj)

    relating to or exhibiting diamagnetism; slightly repelled by a magnet


  1. diamagnetic(Noun)

    Any substance that exhibits diamagnetism.

  2. diamagnetic(Adjective)

    Exhibiting diamagnetism; repelled by a magnet.

  3. Origin: Coined by Faraday, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diamagnetic(adj)

    pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, diamagnetism; taking, or being of a nature to take, a position at right angles to the lines of magnetic force. See Paramagnetic

  2. Diamagnetic(noun)

    any substance, as bismuth, glass, phosphorous, etc., which in a field of magnetic force is differently affected from the ordinary magnetic bodies, as iron; that is, which tends to take a position at right angles to the lines of magnetic force, and is repelled by either pole of the magnet

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