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magnetism (ˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm)
1.  the property of attraction displayed by magnets
2.  electromagnetism ferromagnetism diamagnetism See also paramagnetism any of a class of phenomena in which a field of force is caused by a moving electric charge
3.  the branch of physics concerned with magnetic phenomena
4.  powerful attraction

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