[ ih-lek-troh-mag-net-ik ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk /


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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British Dictionary definitions for electromagnetic

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊmæɡˈnɛtɪk) /


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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