magnetooptic

[ mag-nee-toh-op-tik ]
/ mægˌni toʊˈɒp tɪk /

adjective

pertaining to the effect of magnetism upon the propagation of light.

Nearby words

  1. magnetomechanical ratio,
  2. magnetometer,
  3. magnetomotive,
  4. magnetomotive force,
  5. magneton,
  6. magnetooptics,
  7. magnetopause,
  8. magnetoplasmadynamics,
  9. magnetoresistance,
  10. magnetorheology

Origin of magnetooptic

First recorded in 1880–85; magneto- + optic

Related formsmag·ne·to·op·ti·cal·ly, adverb

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