bar magnet

  1. a bar-shaped, usually permanent, magnet.

Origin of bar magnet

First recorded in 1820–30

Words Nearby bar magnet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bar magnet in a sentence

  • Placing a small magnetic needle near a bar magnet, it takes a determinate position.

    Six Lectures on Light | John Tyndall