diamagnetism


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di·a·mag·net·ism

(dī'ă-mag'nĕ-tizm),
The property displayed by substances that have a small negative magnetic susceptibility, given by molecules in which all electrons are paired; an unpaired electron yields a magnetic movement, hence the molecule containing such exhibits paramagnetism.
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