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antimagnetic

[an-tee-mag-net-ik, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti mægˈnɛt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
resistant to magnetization.
2.
(of a precision instrument, watch, etc.) having the critical parts composed of antimagnetic materials, and hence not seriously affected in accuracy by exposure to magnetic fields.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; anti- + magnetic
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antimagnetic

/ˌæntɪmæɡˈnɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
of or constructed of a material that does not acquire permanent magnetism when exposed to a magnetic field: an antimagnetic watch
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