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antimagnetic

[an-tee-mag-net-ik, an-tahy-]
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adjective
  1. resistant to magnetization.
  2. (of a precision instrument, watch, etc.) having the critical parts composed of antimagnetic materials, and hence not seriously affected in accuracy by exposure to magnetic fields.

Origin of antimagnetic

First recorded in 1945–50; anti- + magnetic
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British Dictionary definitions for antimagnetic

antimagnetic

adjective
  1. of or constructed of a material that does not acquire permanent magnetism when exposed to a magnetic fieldan antimagnetic watch
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