remanence

[rem-uh-nuhns]
noun Electricity.
the magnetic flux that remains in a magnetic circuit after an applied magnetomotive force has been removed.


Origin:
1660–70; reman(ent) + -ence

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remanence (ˈrɛmənəns)
 
n
physics Also called: retentivity the ability of a material to retain magnetization, equal to the magnetic flux density of the material after the removal of the magnetizing field
 
[C17: from Latin remanēre to stay behind, remain]

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remanence   (rěm'ə-nəns)  Pronunciation Key 
The magnetic flux density remaining in a material, especially a ferromagnetic material, after removal of the magnetizing field. Good permanent magnets have a high degree of remanence. Remanence is measured in teslas. Also called retentivity. Compare coercivity.
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The magnetic remanence is the property of a pigment that enables it to retain a magnetic field.
If the grain size is different due to the manufacturing process then the changes in the remanence will vary.
Substances having positive and relatively large magnetic susceptibility as well as generally large hysteresis and remanence.
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