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electromagnetic

/elec·tro·mag·net·ic/ (-mag-net´ik) involving both electricity and magnetism.

electromagnetic

[-magnet′ik]
Etymology: Gk, elektron, Magnesia, ancient source of lodestone
1 pertaining to magnetism that is induced by an electric current.
2 pertaining to radiation such as light, microwaves, x-rays, gamma rays, or radio waves.

electromagnet

(ē-lĕk″trō-măg′nĕt) [″ + magnes, magnet]
A magnet consisting of a length of insulated wire wound around a soft iron core. When an electrical current flows through the wire, a magnet is produced.
electromagnetic, adjective

electromagnetic

pertaining to or emanating from electromagnetism.

electromagnetic flowmeter
measures the electromagnetic force generated when the blood flowing through a vessel of known diameter passes through a magnetic field at right angles to the magnetic lines of force.
electromagnetic radiation
transport of energy through space. Examples are x-rays, radio waves.
electromagnetic receptors
receptors which perceive electromagnetic stimuli.
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Called the Wingman[R] Force Feedback Mouse (see Tools, page 64), it electromagnetically grabbed buttons and icons, hit the edges of window frames as though your hand hit a low wall, and it slid into slider channels as though it dropped into deep groove.
European regulations require that all products are electromagnetically compliant, must operate in harmony with each other and not exceed established limits of radio interference, the cause of EMC problems.
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