noun materials like aluminum or platinum become magnetized in a magnetic field but it disappears when the field is removed
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• (n.) Magnetism, as opposed to diamagnetism.
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kind of magnetism characteristic of materials weakly attracted by a strong magnet, named and extensively investigated by the British scientist ... [12 related articles]
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Paramagnetism is a form of magnetism whereby the paramagnetic material is only attracted when in the presence of an externally applied magnetic field. In contrast with this behavior, diamagnetic materials are repelled by magnetic fields. Paramagnetic materials have a relative magnetic permeability ...
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phenomenon in which the thermally disordered magnetic area moments of neighbouring atoms or ions in a substance acquire, when subjected to a magnetic field, a degree of alignment in the direction of the magnetic field strength
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A type of magnetism that occurs in substances with a positive magnetic susceptibility. It results in these substances being weakly attracted by a strong magnet. Paramagnetism is caused by the presence of at least one unpaired electron orbital (i.e., an unpaired spin) in the atoms, molecules, or ions...
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paramagnetism: see magnetism.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: par′ă-mag′nĕ-tizm Definitions: 1. The property of having a strong magnetic moment from one or more unpaired electrons, causing orientation in a magnetic field; most significant in imaging are ions of certain transition metals such as gadolinium, iron, ...
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Attraction toward a magnetic field, stronger than diamagnetism, but still weak compared to ferromagnetism.
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1) Magnetic attraction 2) Magnetic force 3) Magnetism
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Magnetic property in certain iron bearing minerals that cause them to be weakly attracted to magnetic fields.
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Paramagnetic materials are attracted to a magnetic field due to the presence of least one unpaired s
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