Meaning of MAGNETISM in English

MAGNETISM

noun Date: 1616 1. a class of physical phenomena that include the attraction for iron observed in lodestone and a magnet, are inseparably associated with moving electricity, are exhibited by both magnets and electric currents, and are characterized by fields of force, a science that deals with magnetic phenomena, an ability to attract or charm

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