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retentivity

[ree-ten-tiv-i-tee] /ˌri tɛnˈtɪv ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the power to retain; retentiveness.
2.
Electricity, remanence.
3.
Magnetism. the ability to retain magnetization after the removal of the magnetizing force.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; retentive + -ity
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retentivity

/ˌriːtɛnˈtɪvɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being retentive
2.
(physics) another name for remanence
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retentivity
  (rē'těn-tĭv'ĭ-tē)   
See remanence.
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