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pyromagnetic

[pahy-roh-mag-net-ik]
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adjective Physics.
  1. (formerly) thermomagnetic(def 1).

Origin of pyromagnetic

First recorded in 1885–90; pyro- + magnetic
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  • The enlargement of these ideas will be found in Mr. Tesla's work on the pyromagnetic generator, treated in this chapter.

    The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla

    Thomas Commerford Martin


British Dictionary definitions for pyromagnetic

pyromagnetic

adjective
  1. a former term for thermomagnetic
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