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How to use retentivity in a sentence
Hardened steel has a high degree of retentivity, while soft iron retains but little magnetism.Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
Name an object whose usefulness depends upon its retentivity.Physics | Willis Eugene Tower
If required for permanent magnet making, it should have the highest possible coercivity combined with a high retentivity.
The power that a piece of steel has to hold magnetism is called retentivity.Things a Boy Should Know About Electricity | Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
Soft steel has very little retentivity, because it does not contain much carbon.Things a Boy Should Know About Electricity | Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
British Dictionary definitions for retentivity
the state or quality of being retentive
physics another name for remanence
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Scientific definitions for retentivity
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