Origin of retentivity
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Examples from the Web for retentivity
Hardened steel has a high degree of retentivity, while soft iron retains but little magnetism.
Name an object whose usefulness depends upon its retentivity.
- the state or quality of being retentive
- physics another name for remanence
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- See remanence.
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