residual magnetism


Origin of residual magnetism

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby residual magnetism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use residual magnetism in a sentence

  • The magnetism remaining in the iron after the current stops is called the residual magnetism.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • The residual magnetism is small when the core is made of small wires or thin plates, but is larger when the iron core is solid.

    Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
  • On moving the bar from the pole the bound magnetism is released and a part becomes residual magnetism.

  • This is due to residual magnetism (see 14), and points to hard or unannealed iron in the cores or armature.

  • Only here we must have just a little residual magnetism in the field magnet to start the whole process.

    A Librarian's Open Shelf | Arthur E. Bostwick