Magnetic

  • 1 Magnetic — Mag*net ic, Magnetical Mag*net ic*al, a. [L. magneticus: cf. F. magn[ e]tique.] 1. Pertaining to the magnet; possessing the properties of the magnet, or corresponding properties; as, a magnetic bar of iron; a magnetic needle. [1913 Webster] 2. Of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 magnetic — MAGNÉTIC, Ă, magnetici, ce, adj. (Despre forţe, fenomene) Care se referă la magnet sau la magnetism; (despre corpuri) care este feromagnetic, care poate fi magnetizat. ♢ Câmp magnetic = stare fizică particulară a unui spaţiu în care se exercită… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Magnetic — Mag*net ic, n. 1. A magnet. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] As the magnetic hardest iron draws. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Any metal, as iron, nickel, cobalt, etc., which may receive, by any means, the properties of the loadstone, and which then, when… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 magnetic — [mag net′ik] adj. 1. having the properties of a magnet [magnetic needle] 2. of, producing, caused by, or operating by magnetism 3. of the earth s magnetism [the magnetic poles] 4. that is or can be magnetized 5. powerfully attractive: said of a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 magnetic — index attractive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 magnetic — (adj.) 1610s, literal; 1630s, figurative, from Mod.L. magneticus, from L. magnes (see MAGNET (Cf. magnet)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 magnetic — [adj] drawing, attractive alluring, appealing, arresting, bewitching, captivating, charismatic, charming, enchanting, entrancing, fascinating, hypnotic, inviting, irresistible, mesmerizing, pulling, seductive; concepts 404,537 Ant. repellent,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 magnetic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the property of magnetism. 2) very attractive or alluring. DERIVATIVES magnetically adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 magnetic — adj. 1 a having the properties of a magnet. b producing, produced by, or acting by magnetism. 2 capable of being attracted by or acquiring the properties of a magnet. 3 very attractive or alluring (a magnetic personality). Phrases and idioms:… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 magnetic — magnetically, adv. /mag net ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a magnet or magnetism. 2. having the properties of a magnet. 3. capable of being magnetized or attracted by a magnet. 4. pertaining to the magnetic field of the earth: the magnetic… …

    Universalium

  • 11 magnetic — 01. My children used to enjoy spelling words on our fridge with [magnetic] letters. 02. The ceramic sheep was attached [magnetically] to the refrigerator door . 03. Elvis Presley possessed a kind of [magnetism] which many teenagers of his… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 magnetic — [[t]mægne̱tɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If something metal is magnetic, it acts like a magnet. ...magnetic particles. 2) ADJ You use magnetic to describe something that is caused by or relates to the force of magnetism. The electrically… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 magnetic */ — UK [mæɡˈnetɪk] / US adjective 1) a) physics a magnetic piece of metal can make iron or steel objects come to it so that they seem to stick to it a magnetic screwdriver b) relating to or using magnetism a strong magnetic force a magnetic card/disk …

    English dictionary

  • 14 magnetic — mag•net•ic [[t]mægˈnɛt ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) elm of or pertaining to a magnet or magnetism 2) elm having the properties of a magnet 3) elm capable of being magnetized or attracted by a magnet 4) of, pertaining to, or being a medium created with… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 magnetic — mag|net|ic [ mæg netık ] adjective * 1. ) capable of attracting iron objects: a magnetic screwdriver a ) relating to or using MAGNETISM: a strong magnetic force a magnetic card/disk 2. ) able to attract and interest people very strongly: his… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 magnetic — adjective 1 connected with or produced by magnetism: magnetic forces | a magnetic disk 2 magnetic personality/charm etc a personality etc that makes other people feel strongly attracted towards you 3 having the power of a magnet: a magnetic… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 magnetic — I. adjective Date: 1611 1. possessing an extraordinary power or ability to attract < a magnetic personality > 2. a. of or relating to a magnet or to magnetism b. of, relating to, or characterized by the earth s magnetism c. magnetized or capable… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 magnetic — adjective a) of, relating to, operating by, or caused by magnetism a magnetic recorder b) having the properties of a magnet, especially the ability to draw or pull magnetic north Syn: magnetis …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 magnetic — 1. Relating to or characteristic of a magnet. 2. Possessing magnetism. * * * mag·net·ic mag net ik adj 1) of or relating to a magnet or to magnetism 2) of, relating to, or characterized by the earth s magnetism 3) magnetized or capable of being… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 magnetic — mag|net|ic [mægˈnetık] adj 1.) concerning or produced by ↑magnetism ▪ magnetic forces 2.) having the power of a magnet or behaving like a magnet: 3.) magnetic personality/charm etc qualities that make other people feel strongly attracted to you… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English