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ferrimagnetism

/ˌfɛrɪˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm/
noun
1.
a phenomenon exhibited by certain substances, such as ferrites, in which the magnetic moments of neighbouring ions are antiparallel and unequal in magnitude. The substances behave like ferromagnetic materials See also antiferromagnetism
Derived Forms
ferrimagnetic (ˌfɛrɪmæɡˈnɛtɪk) adjective
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