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a temporary magnet made by passing an electric current through a coil of wire surrounding a core of soft iron or steel.
A bar of soft iron rendered magnetic by an electric current encircling it.
electromagnet/elec·tro·mag·net/ (e-lek″tro-mag´net) a temporary magnet made by passing electric current through a coil of wire surrounding a core of soft iron.
electromagnetA type of magnet used in MRI using coils of wire, typically wound around an iron core, that become magnetised with current flow.
a piece of metal rendered temporarily magnetic by passage of electricity through a coil surrounding it.