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Curie-Weiss law

[kyoo r-ee-wahys, -vahys] /ˈkyʊər iˈwaɪs, -ˈvaɪs/
noun, Physics.
1.
the law that the susceptibility of a paramagnetic substance is inversely proportional to the difference of its temperature and the Curie point and that the substance ceases to be paramagnetic below the Curie point.
Origin
named after P. Curie and Pierre Weiss (1865-1940), French physicist
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Curie-Weiss law

/ˈkjʊərɪˈwaɪs; -ˈvaɪs/
noun
1.
the principle that the magnetic susceptibility of a paramagnetic substance is inversely proportional to the difference between its temperature and its Curie point
Word Origin
C20: named after Pierre Curie and Pierre-Ernest Weiss (died 1940), French physicist
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