Definition of magnetize in English:

magnetize

Line breaks: mag¦net|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈmaɡnɪtʌɪz
 
/
(also magnetise)

verb

[with object]
Give magnetic properties to: the current creates a field to magnetize the core in alternate directions (as adjective magnetized) a compass is really a magnetized needle
More example sentences
  • Because the string is magnetized, the magnetic field surrounding it will also vibrate with the string.
  • Placing it close enough to a magnet or placing it in a strong electromagnetic field can magnetize non - magnetized magnetite.
  • When the material is magnetized, usually by applying a high intensity pulse from an external magnetizing field, many of the individual domains rotate so that they are aligned with the external field.

Derivatives

magnetizable

adjective
More example sentences
  • The main impact of the diamagnetic components is dilution of the strongly magnetizable minerals.
  • All soils have some potentially magnetizable components, the nature of the ferrous mineralization and particle size being a major influencing factor.
  • Steel can be magnetizable or not according to the percentage of carbon in the steel.

magnetization

Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • The injected electrons caused the magnetization of the destination layer to wobble and emit microwaves, just as blowing into a whistle generates sound waves.
  • Sometimes the magnetic moment in one direction is larger than that in the other and the material shows some degree of magnetization at high enough magnetic fields.
  • The bar magnet gets its overall magnetization because all of these little component magnets are pointing in the same direction, and add up for an overall effect.

magnetizer

noun
More example sentences
  • Magnetized patients might be impervious to pain, obey the magnetizer's suggestions, or display abnormal abilities.
  • In order to do this, he had to pierce the spiritual fog surrounding somnambulism, a fog that was traceable, in large part, to the practices of Franz Anton Mesmer and the ‘animal magnetizers’ of Europe.
  • ‘The Scherzo’, says M. Berlioz, ‘is an extraordinary composition’; the very opening, though containing nothing terrible in itself, produces the same inexplicable emotion that is caused by the gaze of a magnetiser [i.e. mesmerist].

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