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 for magnetic force
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  magnetic force \magnetic force\ n.
     The force caused by a magnetic field, a force which affects
     objects having a magnetic field and objects in which a
     magnetic field can be induced, such as ferromagnetic
     substances; a magnetic force manifests itself as an
     attraction for iron. It is associated with electric currents
     and moving charged paticles as well as permanent magnets.
     Syn: magnetism, magnetic attraction.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  magnetic force
      n 1: attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as
           well as magnets; characterized by fields of force [syn:
           magnetism, magnetic attraction, magnetic force]

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