soft iron

noun

  1. iron that has a low carbon content and is easily magnetized and demagnetized with a small hysteresis loss
  2. (as modifier)a soft-iron core

Nearby words

  1. soft goods,
  2. soft ground,
  3. soft hail,
  4. soft hyphen,
  5. soft in the head,
  6. soft job,
  7. soft landing,
  8. soft launch,
  9. soft lens,
  10. soft line

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