verb (used with object)

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

Origin of magnaflux

First recorded in 1935–40; see origin at Magnaflux




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