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alnico

[al-ni-koh] /ˈæl nɪˌkoʊ/
noun
1.
a permanent-magnet alloy having aluminum, nickel, and cobalt as its principal ingredients.
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  • You can establish a psi field in a suitable material, just as you can establish a magnetic field in steel or alnico.

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Alnico

/ˈælnɪˌkəʊ/
noun
1.
trademark an alloy of aluminium, nickel, cobalt, iron, and copper, used to make permanent magnets
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