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ferrimagnetism

/ (ˌfɛrɪˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm) /
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noun

a phenomenon exhibited by certain substances, such as ferrites, in which the magnetic moments of neighbouring ions are antiparallel and unequal in magnitude. The substances behave like ferromagnetic materialsSee also antiferromagnetism

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Derived forms of ferrimagnetism

ferrimagnetic (ˌfɛrɪmæɡˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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