What does loadstone mean?

Definitions for loadstone
ˈloʊdˌstoʊnload·stone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lodestone, loadstonenoun

    a permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loadstonenoun

    alt. of Lodestone

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Loadstone

    Same as Lodestone.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Loadstone

    or Lodestone, an iron ore remarkable for its magnetic quality or power of attracting iron; it derived its name from its use as a leading stone in the compass to mariners.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. loadstone

    See MAGNET and DIPPING-NEEDLE.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loadstone in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loadstone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of loadstone in a Sentence

  1. John Dryden:

    Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.

Images & Illustrations of loadstone

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