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magnetoresistance

[mag-nee-toh-ri-zis-tuh ns] /mægˌni toʊ rɪˈzɪs təns/
noun
1.
a change in the electrical resistance of a material upon exposure to a magnetic field.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; magneto- + resistance
Related forms
magnetoresistive, adjective
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