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demagnetize Explained

demagnetize at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

also demagnetise BrE v [T] to take away the magnetic qualities of something// → magnetize//

Demagnetize at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Demagnetize \De*mag"net*ize\, v. t.
1. To deprive of magnetic properties. See {Magnetize}.

If the bar be rapidly magnetized and demagnetized.
--Am. Cyc.

2. To free from mesmeric influence; to demesmerize. --
{De*mag`net*i*za"tion}, n. -- {De*mag"net*i`zer}, n.

demagnetize at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: erase (a magnetic storage device) [syn: {demagnetise}]
2: make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of);
"demagnetize the iron shavings"; "they degaussed the ship"
[syn: {demagnetise}, {degauss}] [ant: {magnetize}, {magnetize}]

demagnetize at English (WD) Of Explained:


Alternative forms

* demagnetise (UK)


From Inter: prefix » de|magnetize


Inter: en-verb » demagnetiz|ing
  • To make something nonmagnetic by removing its magnetic properties.
    1. To erase the contents of a magnetic storage device.


      Inter: trans-top » make something nonmagnetic

  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|desmagnetitzar

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|demagnetizzare

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » demagnetize
    Translation: et » demagnetize
    Translation: io » demagnetize
    Translation: pl » demagnetize
    Translation: fi » demagnetize
    Translation: vi » demagnetize
    Translation: zh » demagnetize