Remanent magnetism
Remanent Rem"a*nent, a. [L. remanens, p. pr. of remanere. See {Remain}, and cf. {Remnant}.] Remaining; residual. [1913 Webster]

That little hope that is remanent hath its degree according to the infancy or growth of the habit. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

{Remanent magnetism} (Physics), magnetism which remains in a body that has little coercive force after the magnetizing force is withdrawn, as soft iron; -- called also {residual magnetism}. [1913 Webster]


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  • remanent magnetism — Geol. magnetization in minerals induced by a former magnetic field and persisting after the field changes. Cf. paleomagnetism. [1865 70] * * * ▪ rocks also called  Paleomagnetism, or Palaeomagnetism,         the permanent magnetism in rocks,… …   Universalium

  • remanent magnetism — liekamasis magnetizmas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. remanent magnetism; residual magnetism vok. remanenter Magnetismus, m rus. остаточная намагниченность, f; остаточный магнетизм, m pranc. magnétisme rémanent, m; magnétisme… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • remanent magnetism — noun : residual magnetism * * * Geol. magnetization in minerals induced by a former magnetic field and persisting after the field changes. Cf. paleomagnetism. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Remanent — Rem a*nent, a. [L. remanens, p. pr. of remanere. See {Remain}, and cf. {Remnant}.] Remaining; residual. [1913 Webster] That little hope that is remanent hath its degree according to the infancy or growth of the habit. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Remanent — * Remanence * Remanent magnetism * Remanent induction * Remanent polarization …   Wikipedia

  • remanent — adjective remaining or persisting especially after an electrical or magnetic influence is removed remanent magnetism, remanent induction, remanent polarization See Also: remain, remainder, remnant …   Wiktionary

  • magnetism — /mag ni tiz euhm/, n. 1. the properties of attraction possessed by magnets; the molecular properties common to magnets. 2. the agency producing magnetic phenomena. 3. the science dealing with magnetic phenomena. 4. strong attractive power or… …   Universalium

  • remanent — [ rɛmənənt] adjective (of magnetism) remaining after the magnetizing field has been removed. Derivatives remanence noun Origin ME: from L. remanent , remanere remain …   English new terms dictionary

  • remanent — adj. 1 remaining, residual. 2 (of magnetism) remaining after the magnetizing field has been removed. Derivatives: remanence n. Etymology: ME f. L remanere REMAIN …   Useful english dictionary

  • residual magnetism — Remanent Rem a*nent, a. [L. remanens, p. pr. of remanere. See {Remain}, and cf. {Remnant}.] Remaining; residual. [1913 Webster] That little hope that is remanent hath its degree according to the infancy or growth of the habit. Jer. Taylor. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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