[ mag-nuh-fluhks ]
/ ˈmæg nəˌflʌks /

verb (used with object)

to test (iron or steel) for defects using the Magnaflux method.

Nearby words

  1. magna carta,
  2. magna cum laude,
  3. magna est veritas, et praevalebit,
  4. magna graecia,
  5. magna mater,
  6. magnalium,
  7. magnanimity,
  8. magnanimous,
  9. magnanimously,
  10. magnate

Origin of magnaflux

First recorded in 1935–40; see origin at Magnaflux


[ mag-nuh-fluhks ]
/ ˈmæg nəˌflʌks /


a test of ferrous metals involving the dusting of a magnetized sample with magnetic powder, or the application of oil containing magnetic particles in suspension, to detect surface cracks and defects. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019