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alnico

[ al-ni-koh ]
/ ˈæl nɪˌkoʊ /
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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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How to use alnico in a sentence

  • The top of the stove was alnico-magnet strips, arranged rather like the top of a magnetic chuck.

    Space Platform|Murray Leinster
  • 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
/ (ˈælnɪˌkəʊ) /

noun

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