permanent magnet
noun Date: 1828 a magnet that retains its magnetism after removal of the magnetizing force

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • permanent magnet — nuolatinis magnetas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. permanent magnet vok. Dauermagnet, m; Permanentmagnet, m rus. постоянный магнит, m pranc. aimant permanent, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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  • permanent magnet — [1] The permanent magnet does not need electricity to function and will retain its magnetism over a period of years. [2] Material which has its molecules aligned and has its own magnetic field; bar of metal which has been permanently magnetized …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • permanent magnet — permanent magnetism. a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from an external magnetic field. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • permanent magnet — noun a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from a magnetic field • Syn: ↑static magnet • Hypernyms: ↑magnet • Hyponyms: ↑stud finder, ↑lodestone, ↑loadstone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Permanent-Magnet — Ein Dauermagnet (auch: Permanentmagnet) ist ein Magnet aus einem Stück eines magnetisierbaren Materials, zum Beispiel Eisen, Kobalt oder Nickel, welches sein statisches Magnetfeld behält, ohne dass man wie bei Elektromagneten einen elektrischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • permanent magnet — noun a magnet that retains its magnetic properties in the absence of an inducing field or current …   English new terms dictionary

  • permanent magnet — per′manent mag′net n. elm a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from an external magnetic field • Etymology: 1820–30 per′manent mag′netism, n …   From formal English to slang

  • permanent magnet — /pɜmənənt ˈmægnət/ (say permuhnuhnt magnuht) noun a magnet which retains its magnetism without the presence of an external magnetic field …   Australian English dictionary

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