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magnetoelasticity

[mag-nee-toh-i-la-stis-i-tee, -ee-la-stis-] /mægˌni toʊ ɪ læˈstɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi læˈstɪs-/
noun, Physics.
1.
the phenomenon, consisting of a change in magnetic properties, exhibited by a ferromagnetic material to which stress is applied.
Compare magnetostriction.
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magnetoelastic, adjective
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