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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diamagnetic

    dī-a-mag-net′ik, adj. cross-magnetic—applied to any substance, such as a rod of bismuth or glass, which, when suspended between the poles of a magnet, arranges itself across the line joining the poles (a rod of iron or of sealing-wax so held arranges itself parallel to the line joining the poles, and is said to be Paramagnetic).—adv. Diamagnet′ically.—n. Diamag′netism, the form of magnetic action possessed by diamagnetic bodies: the branch of magnetism which deals with diamagnetic phenomena. [Gr. dia, through, magnētēs, magnēs, a magnet.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diamagnetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diamagnetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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