antiferromagnet

[ an-tee-fer-oh-mag-nit, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˌfɛr oʊˈmæg nɪt, ˌæn taɪ- /

noun Physics.

an antiferromagnetic substance.

Nearby words

  1. antifebrile,
  2. antifebrin,
  3. antifederal party,
  4. antifederalist,
  5. antifeedant,
  6. antiferromagnetic,
  7. antiferromagnetism,
  8. antifertility,
  9. antifibrinolysin,
  10. antifibrinolytic

Origin of antiferromagnet

First recorded in 1935–40; anti- + ferromagnet

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