[mag-ni-tuh-zey-shuh n]


the process of magnetizing or the state of being magnetized.
Electricity. the magnetic moment per unit volume induced by any external magnetic field: measured in amperes per meter. Symbol: M

Origin of magnetization

First recorded in 1885–90; magnetize + -ation
Related formsre·mag·net·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for magnetization

1801, noun of action from magnetize.

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