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magnetization

[mag-ni-tuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌmæg nɪ təˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the process of magnetizing or the state of being magnetized.
2.
Electricity. the magnetic moment per unit volume induced by any external magnetic field: measured in amperes per meter. Symbol: M.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; magnetize + -ation
Related forms
remagnetization, noun
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Word Origin and History for magnetization
n.

1801, noun of action from magnetize.

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