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ferrimagnetism

noun
  1. a phenomenon exhibited by certain substances, such as ferrites, in which the magnetic moments of neighbouring ions are antiparallel and unequal in magnitude. The substances behave like ferromagnetic materialsSee also antiferromagnetism
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Derived Formsferrimagnetic (ˌfɛrɪmæɡˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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