[ mag-nee-toh-i-la-stis-i-tee, -ee-la-stis- ]
/ mægˌni toʊ ɪ læˈstɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi læˈstɪs- /
the phenomenon, consisting of a change in magnetic properties, exhibited by a ferromagnetic material to which stress is applied.
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