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Words nearby magnetic levitation
Example sentences from the Web for magnetic levitation
The 40-mile “superconducting magnetic levitation train system,” commonly called a maglev, is planned as the first leg of a system that would carry passengers from Washington to New York in an hour.D.C. warns a maglev stop at Mount Vernon Square would bring disruption|Luz Lazo|January 25, 2021|Washington Post
In the future, the ship could be fitted with futuristic lasers and electro-magnetic rail-guns too.Can the Navy's $12 Billion Stealth Destroyer Stay Afloat?|Dave Majumdar|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both are the result of magnetic activity on the sun, but a solar flare has more energy than a CME.The Sun Is Pummeling Earth. Now What? Solar Storms for Dummies|Lizzie Crocker|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That shows the magnetic field at work protecting us from these highly energetic particles.
Their surfaces are a froth of magnetic storms, proportionally more violent than the worst weather on the Sun.
While every neutron star has an intense magnetic field, the ones known as magnetars are exceptional.
He went off whistling, and Isabel raised her hand and looked at it meditatively; his own had been unexpectedly warm and magnetic.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
She came with an easy smile into the little group, and immediately her magnetic presence seemed to rivet all attention.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Thus, the magnetic telegraph was expected for quite three hundred years before its first tap of the keys announced its presence.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
Each movement of the ball within its cage, where magnetic fields crossed and recrossed, would bring instant response.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
His countenance gave out the fire of an inward passion; his eyes—deep, strange, strong, magnetic—mastered and compelled her.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Cultural definitions for magnetic levitation
A process by which a magnet moving over a piece of metal causes electric currents (see also current) to flow in the metal that, in turn, produce forces that push the magnet upward. If the force is large enough, the moving magnet can float (be levitated).