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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) :
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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