- to remove magnetization from.
Also especially British, de·mag·net·ise.
Origin of demagnetize
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Examples from the Web for demagnetize
Anyone can demagnetize his own watch, however, with very little trouble and no expense by a much simpler method.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2
- to lose magnetic properties or remove magnetic properties fromAlso: degauss
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Word Origin and History for demagnetize
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