of or relating to or caused by magnetism
magnetic, magnetized, magnetisedadjective
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"
capable of being magnetized
determined by earth's magnetic fields
"magnetic north"; "the needle of a magnetic compass points to the magnetic north pole"
possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
"a charismatic leader"; "a magnetic personality"
of, relating to, operating by, or caused by magnetism
a magnetic recorder
having the properties of a magnet, especially the ability to draw or pull
determined by earth's magnetic fields
having an extraordinary ability to attract
He has a magnetic personality.
alt. of Magnetical
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
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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.
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
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Rank popularity for the word 'magnetic' in Adjectives Frequency: #750
The numerical value of magnetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of magnetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
It's amazing that pigeons, lobsters, turtles, and even rats don’t get lost on their way, and unlike humans, they don't need either mapquest or Google Maps or GPS to find their way home. This is because they have built-in GPS within themselves. These animals rely on and leverage Earth’s magnetic field for orientation and navigation. The neural source of magnetic sense in pigeons are now found to be the single cells that encode three key positioning factors: the direction of a magnetic field, its intensity, and its polarity (north or south). It's so amazing. Centuries ago, the pigeons were used in India to send messages across hundreds of miles. By understanding how the pigeons process the computing and mapping in the brain, one day that info can probably be used to imorove the spatial orientation in human brains. And some day in future, we may not need a GPS in the car, because that GPS will be within us, built-in and totally internal to guide us at all times.
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.
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.
Leadership is not magnetic personality--that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not 'making friends and influencing people'--that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
It is incredible that one narrow magnetic hot spot, the Great Blue Spot, could be responsible for almost all of Jupiters secular variation, but the numbers bear it out, with this new understanding of magnetic fields, during future science passes we will begin to create a planetwide map of Jupiters [magnetic] variation. It may also have applications for scientists studying Earths magnetic field, which still contains many mysteries to be solved.
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- magnèticCatalan, Valencian
- anziehend, magnetischGerman
- μαγνητικός, σαγηνευτικόςGreek
- magneettinen, puoleensavetäväFinnish
- magnaiteachScottish Gaelic
- magnetico, magneticaItalian
- 引きつける, 磁気, 惹きつけるJapanese
- tiltrekkende, fengslende, magnetisk, lokkende, forføriskNorwegian
- magnetic, atractivRomanian
- магнетический, магнитныйRussian
- magnetisk, lockande, förförisk, tilldragande, fängslandeSwedish
- -a sumakuSwahili
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