Definitions for magnetic elongation

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word magnetic elongation

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Magnetic Elongation

    The elongation a bar of iron or steel undergoes when magnetized. By magnetization it becomes a little longer and thinner, there being no perceptible change in volume. The change is accompanied by a slight sound--the magnetic tick. An exceedingly delicate adjustment of apparatus is required for its observation.

Images & Illustrations of magnetic elongation


Find a translation for the magnetic elongation definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these magnetic elongation definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"magnetic elongation." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Nov. 2015. < elongation>.

Are we missing a good definition for magnetic elongation? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for magnetic elongation:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.