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electromagnetic

[ ih-lek-troh-mag-net-ik ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to electromagnetism or electromagnetic fields.
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Origin of electromagnetic

First recorded in 1815–25; electro- + magnetic

OTHER WORDS FROM electromagnetic

e·lec·tro·mag·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use electromagnetic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for electromagnetic

electromagnetic
/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊmæɡˈnɛtɪk) /

adjective
of, containing, or operated by an electromagnetan electromagnetic pump
of, relating to, or consisting of electromagnetismelectromagnetic moment
of or relating to electromagnetic radiationthe electromagnetic spectrum

Derived forms of electromagnetic

electromagnetically, adverb
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