[ thur-moh-mag-net-ik ]
/ ˌθɜr moʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk /

adjective Physics.

of or relating to the effect of heat on the magnetic properties of a substance.
of or relating to the effect of a magnetic field on a conductor of heat.

Origin of thermomagnetic

First recorded in 1815–25; thermo- + magnetic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for thermomagnetic


/ (ˌθɜːməʊmæɡˈnɛtɪk) /


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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