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demagnetize

[ dee-mag-ni-tahyz ]
/ di藞m忙g n瑟藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路mag路net路ized, de路mag路net路iz路ing.
to remove magnetization from.
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Also especially British, de路mag路net路ise .

Origin of demagnetize

First recorded in 1830鈥40; de- + magnetize

OTHER WORDS FROM demagnetize

de路mag路net路iz路a路ble, adjectivede路mag路net路i路za路tion, nounde路mag路net路iz路er, nounself-de路mag路net路iz路ing, adjective

Words nearby demagnetize

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How to use demagnetize in a sentence

  • Anyone can demagnetize his own watch, however, with very little trouble and no expense by a much simpler method.

British Dictionary definitions for demagnetize

demagnetize

demagnetise

/ (di藧藞m忙伞n蓹藢ta瑟z) /

verb
to lose magnetic properties or remove magnetic properties fromAlso: degauss

Derived forms of demagnetize

demagnetization or demagnetisation, noundemagnetizer or demagnetiser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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