coercive force


noun
  1. a measure of the magnetization of a ferromagnetic material as expressed by the external magnetic field strength necessary to demagnetize it. Measured in amperes per metre: Compare coercivity

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How to use coercive force in a sentence

  • Any dictatorship, whether of a single man, a group or class, must rest ultimately upon oppressive and coercive force.

    Bolshevism | John Spargo