Definition of paramagnetic in English:

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paramagnetic

Pronunciation: /ˌperəmaɡˈnedik/

adjective

(Of a substance or body) very weakly attracted by the poles of a magnet, but not retaining any permanent magnetism.
Example sentences
  • In paramagnetic materials, permanent magnetic moments arise from the intrinsic angular momentum of individual electrons.
  • The principle of EPR oximetry is based on the broadening effect of molecular oxygen on the EPR spectra of paramagnetic substances via Heisenberg spin exchange.
  • When a paramagnetic material is placed in a strong magnetic field, it becomes a magnet, and as long as the strong magnetic field is present, it will attract and repel other magnets in the usual way.

Derivatives

paramagnetism

Pronunciation: /ˌperəˈmaɡnəˌtizəm/
noun
Example sentences
  • Most samples have susceptibility above 0.5 mSI, indicating that ferromagnetism is dominant with respect to diaand paramagnetism.
  • In RBCs, we hypothesized, different amounts of intracellular metHb would result in different degrees of cell paramagnetism, relative to that of water, and would affect the observed MM.
  • The Curie point is the temperature above which a terromagnetic substance exhibits paramagnetism.

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Syllabification: par·a·mag·net·ic

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