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antiferromagnetic

[ an-tee-fer-oh-mag-net-ik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˌfɛr oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective Physics.
noting or pertaining to a substance in which, at sufficiently low temperatures, the magnetic moments of adjacent atoms point in opposite directions.
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Origin of antiferromagnetic

First recorded in 1935–40; anti- + ferromagnetic

OTHER WORDS FROM antiferromagnetic

an·ti·fer·ro·mag·ne·tism [an-tee-fer-oh-mag-ni-tiz-uhm, an-tahy-], /ˌæn tiˌfɛr oʊˈmæg nɪˌtɪz əm, ˌæn taɪ-/, noun
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