What does magnetic mean?

Definitions for magneticmægˈnɛt ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnetic(adj)

    of or relating to or caused by magnetism

    "magnetic forces"

  2. magnetic, magnetized, magnetised(adj)

    having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel

    "the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material"

  3. magnetic(adj)

    capable of being magnetized

  4. magnetic(adj)

    determined by earth's magnetic fields

    "magnetic north"; "the needle of a magnetic compass points to the magnetic north pole"

  5. charismatic, magnetic(adj)

    possessing an extraordinary ability to attract

    "a charismatic leader"; "a magnetic personality"

Wiktionary

  1. magnetic(Adjective)

    of, relating to, operating by, or caused by magnetism

    a magnetic recorder

  2. magnetic(Adjective)

    having the properties of a magnet, especially the ability to draw or pull

  3. magnetic(Adjective)

    determined by earth's magnetic fields

    magnetic north

  4. magnetic(Adjective)

    having an extraordinary ability to attract

    He has a magnetic personality.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magnetic(adj)

    alt. of Magnetical

  2. Magnetic(noun)

    a magnet

  3. Magnetic(noun)

    any metal, as iron, nickel, cobalt, etc., which may receive, by any means, the properties of the loadstone, and which then, when suspended, fixes itself in the direction of a magnetic meridian

CrunchBase

  1. Magnetic

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'magnetic' in Adjectives Frequency: #750

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of magnetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of magnetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dr. Karl Menninger:

    Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.

  2. Brenda Ueland:

    Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. When we really listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other. We are constantly being re-created.

  3. Martin Hardcastle:

    What can happen is that the rotation of the black hole itself can twist up magnetic fields and the energy put into those twisted magnetic fields generates a column of energy going out, i like to think of these things a bit like a garden hose.

  4. Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse Dune, Missionaria Protectiva:

    All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptable. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted.

  5. Ryan Goodwin:

    The new device has a magnetic actuator, so it’s an expandable rod so once it’s implanted it’s not necessary to go back in with another operation to lengthen it, simply using a magnetic actuator can actually lengthen the rods slowly through the patient’s skin without having to do an operation.

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