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  1. magnets

    A magnet is a material or object that produces a magnetic field. This magnetic field is invisible but is responsible for the most notable property of a magnet: a force that pulls on other ferromagnetic materials, such as iron, steel, nickel, cobalt, etc. and attracts or repels other magnets. A permanent magnet is an object made from a material that is magnetized and creates its own persistent magnetic field. An everyday example is a refrigerator magnet used to hold notes on a refrigerator door. Materials that can be magnetized, which are also the ones that are strongly attracted to a magnet, are called ferromagnetic (or ferrimagnetic). These include the elements iron, nickel and cobalt and their alloys, some alloys of rare-earth metals, and some naturally occurring minerals such as lodestone. Although ferromagnetic (and ferrimagnetic) materials are the only ones attracted to a magnet strongly enough to be commonly considered magnetic, all other substances respond weakly to a magnetic field, by one of several other types of magnetism. Ferromagnetic materials can be divided into magnetically "soft" materials like annealed iron, which can be magnetized but do not tend to stay magnetized, and magnetically "hard" materials, which do. Permanent magnets are made from "hard" ferromagnetic materials such as alnico and ferrite that are subjected to special processing in a strong magnetic field during manufacture to align their internal microcrystalline structure, making them very hard to demagnetize. To demagnetize a saturated magnet, a certain magnetic field must be applied, and this threshold depends on coercivity of the respective material. "Hard" materials have high coercivity, whereas "soft" materials have low coercivity. The overall strength of a magnet is measured by its magnetic moment or, alternatively, the total magnetic flux it produces. The local strength of magnetism in a material is measured by its magnetization. An electromagnet is made from a coil of wire that acts as a magnet when an electric current passes through it but stops being a magnet when the current stops. Often, the coil is wrapped around a core of "soft" ferromagnetic material such as mild steel, which greatly enhances the magnetic field produced by the coil.

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  1. Magnets

    Magnets was The Vapors' second album, released in 1981.

Editors Contribution

  1. magnets

    Plural form of magnet.

    Magnets are used in a variety of instruments for various purposes.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 8, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of magnets in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of magnets in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of magnets in a Sentence

  1. Ron Zuckerman:

    I can give you this floppy thing like a necklace that's just wiggling -around and you can actually fold it, all of a sudden the helical folds start to become stable because all the magnets line up.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I am very concerned about the magnets that draw people to the United States, we arrest people and they flat out tell us that' We gave ourselves up because we know you're going to release us.'.

  3. Bernd Schleede:

    Chinese permanent magnet producers get raw materials at 25% below the price I can get them, to reach a level playing field either the EU should compensate for this gap, or should consider penalties on the import of magnets. I personally would prefer the first option.

  4. Ira Mehlman:

    They need to cut off magnets that draw illegal economic migrants.

  5. Howard Wilson:

    The exciting part of this is the high-field magnets, the higher the magnetic field, the more compactly you can squeeze that fuel.

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