What does magnetic mean?

Definitions for magnetic
mægˈnɛt ɪkmag·net·ic

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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

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Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. magnetic

    Pertaining to the magnet; possessing the properties of the magnet, or corresponding properties; as, a magnetic needle. Magnetic needle, a slender bar of steel magnetized and suspended at its centre on a sharp-pointed pivot, so that it may take freely the direction of the magnetic meridian. It constitutes the essential part of a mariner’s compass.

Editors Contribution

  1. magnetic

    To have the energy and quality of a magnet.

    The magnet field on the earth is part of our energy fields on the planet.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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How to say magnetic in sign language?

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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

Examples of magnetic in a Sentence

  1. John Foster:

    Interplanetary shocks, traveling toward Earth from the Sun, have been observed and studied before, what is of major interest in the event reported are the direct observations of the effects of the shock on Earth’s Van Allen radiation belts with sufficient detail to reveal the processes taking place. Although the main strength of the solar shock is deflected by the magnetic shield that surrounds our planet, a brief pulse of energy penetrates closer to Earth where it accelerates radiation belt electrons to ultra-relativistic energies in less than a minute.

  2. Ciaran Beggan:

    It is unusual behavior in historical terms,( by) geological scales it is not unusual, the magnetic field( changes) continuously, but it is partly because of its natural behavior.

  3. Thomas Rimmele:

    The Inouye Solar Telescope's all about the magnetic field, to unravel the Sun's biggest mysteries, we have to not only be able to clearly see these tiny structures from 93 million miles away but very precisely measure their magnetic field strength and direction near the surface and trace the field as it extends out into the million-degree corona, the outer atmosphere of the Sun.

  4. Vladimir Airapetian:

    In our paper, we have shown that a super Carrington-type CME event would have greatly compressed the magnetic field, this would ignite huge electric currents on Earth and let energetic particles penetrate the Earth’s atmosphere and surface.

  5. Terry Sabaka:

    The magnetic field is actually a superposition of fields from many current sources.

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