- the magnetic flux that remains in a magnetic circuit after an applied magnetomotive force has been removed.
Origin of remanence
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Even Rokyzana, in 1436, was with great difficulty forced to express his disbelief in the remanence of the substance of the bread.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II
Henry Charles Lea
- physics the ability of a material to retain magnetization, equal to the magnetic flux density of the material after the removal of the magnetizing fieldAlso called: retentivity
Word Origin for remanence
C17: from Latin remanēre to stay behind, remain
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- The magnetic flux density remaining in a material, especially a ferromagnetic material, after removal of the magnetizing field. Good permanent magnets have a high degree of remanence. Remanence is measured in teslas. Also called retentivity Compare coercivity.
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