magnetoresistance

[mag-nee-toh-ri-zis-tuh ns]

noun

a change in the electrical resistance of a material upon exposure to a magnetic field.

Origin of magnetoresistance

First recorded in 1925–30; magneto- + resistance
Related formsmag·ne·to·re·sist·ive, adjective
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