adverb see paleomagnetism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • paleomagnetically — adverb In a way that has to do with paleomagnetism …   Wiktionary

  • paleomagnetically — pa·leo·magnetically …   English syllables

  • paleomagnetically — adverb see paleomagnetism …   Useful english dictionary

  • paleomagnetism — noun Date: 1854 1. the intensity and direction of residual magnetization in ancient rocks 2. a science that deals with paleomagnetism • paleomagnetic adjective • paleomagnetically adverb • paleomagnetist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • paleomagnetism — [pā΄lē ō mag′nə tiz΄əm] n. 1. the alignment of iron and nickel grains in rock with the earth s magnetic poles, fixed at the time of that rock s formation 2. the study of this alignment, specif. as it relates to the shifting of the earth s… …   English World dictionary

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