ferrimagnetism

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ferrimagnetism (ˌfɛrɪˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm)
 
n
See also antiferromagnetism 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
 
ferrimagnetic
 
adj

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