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magnet

 [mag´net]
an object having polarity (oppositely charged ends) and capable of attracting iron.
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mag·ne·tism

(mag'nĕ-tizm),
The property of mutual attraction or repulsion possessed by magnets.
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magnetism

(mag'ne-tizm) [Gr. magnes, magnet, + -ismos, condition]
The property of repulsion and attraction of certain substances that have magnetic properties.
See: magnet
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References in classic literature ?
We aim at a petty end quite aside from the public good, but our act arranges itself by irresistible magnetism in a line with the poles of the world.
Grantly, unreal, unhealthy, scintillant with frigid magnetism, warmed and melted as though of truth she were dew and he sun.
"You seem to have a sort of genius for establishing relations with people--seempathy, I suppose, or animal magnetism, or youthful vitality, or something.
By an electrical device the volume of magnetism generated is regulated and the speed of the car varied.