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magnetization

[mag-ni-tuh-zey-shuh n]
noun
  1. the process of magnetizing or the state of being magnetized.
  2. Electricity. the magnetic moment per unit volume induced by any external magnetic field: measured in amperes per meter. Symbol: M
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Origin of magnetization

First recorded in 1885–90; magnetize + -ation
Related formsre·mag·net·i·za·tion, noun
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Word Origin and History for magnetization

n.

1801, noun of action from magnetize.

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