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ferromagnetic

[ fer-oh-mag-net-ik ]
/ ˌfɛr oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk /
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adjective Physics.
noting or pertaining to a substance, as iron, that below a certain temperature, the Curie point, can possess magnetization in the absence of an external magnetic field; noting or pertaining to a substance in which the magnetic moments of the atoms are aligned.
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Origin of ferromagnetic

First recorded in 1840–50; ferro- + magnetic

OTHER WORDS FROM ferromagnetic

fer·ro·mag·ne·tism [fer-oh-mag-ni-tiz-uhm], /ˌfɛr oʊˈmæg nɪˌtɪz əm/, noun
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