alnico

[al-ni-koh]
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noun

a permanent-magnet alloy having aluminum, nickel, and cobalt as its principal ingredients.

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Origin of alnico


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Examples from the Web for alnico

  • You can establish a psi field in a suitable material, just as you can establish a magnetic field in steel or alnico.

    The Ambulance Made Two Trips|William Fitzgerald Jenkins


British Dictionary definitions for alnico

Alnico

noun

trademark an alloy of aluminium, nickel, cobalt, iron, and copper, used to make permanent magnets
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