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demagnetize

[dee-mag-ni-tahyz] /diˈmæg nɪˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), demagnetized, demagnetizing.
1.
to remove magnetization from.
Also, especially British, demagnetise.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; de- + magnetize
Related forms
demagnetizable, adjective
demagnetization, noun
demagnetizer, noun
self-demagnetizing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for de magnetise

demagnetize

/diːˈmæɡnəˌtaɪz/
verb
1.
to lose magnetic properties or remove magnetic properties from Also degauss
Derived Forms
demagnetization, demagnetisation, noun
demagnetizer, demagnetiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for de magnetise

demagnetize

v.

1839; see de- + magnetize. Related: Demagnetized; demagnetizing.

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