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magnetooptic

[ mag-nee-toh-op-tik ]
/ mægˌni toʊˈɒp tɪk /
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adjective
pertaining to the effect of magnetism upon the propagation of light.
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Origin of magnetooptic

First recorded in 1880–85; magneto- + optic

OTHER WORDS FROM magnetooptic

mag·ne·to·op·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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