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1. Relating to or characteristic of a magnet.
2. Possessing magnetism.
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(măg′nĕt) [Gr. magnes, magnet]
Any body that has the property of attracting iron. This may be a natural iron oxide or a mass of iron or steel that has this property given to it artificially. A piece of iron may be magnetized by passage of an electric current through an insulated wire wound around it.
magnetic (măg-nĕt′ĭk), adjective
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