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adjective Physics.
  1. of or relating to the effect of heat on the magnetic properties of a substance.
  2. of or relating to the effect of a magnetic field on a conductor of heat.
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Origin of thermomagnetic

First recorded in 1815–25; thermo- + magnetic
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British Dictionary definitions for thermomagnetic


  1. of or concerned with the relationship between heat and magnetism, esp the change in temperature of a body when it is magnetized or demagnetizedFormer term: pyromagnetic
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