retentivity

[ree-ten-tiv-i-tee]
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:
1880–85; retentive + -ity

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retentivity (ˌriːtɛnˈtɪvɪtɪ)
 
n
1.  the state or quality of being retentive
2.  physics another name for remanence

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retentivity   (rē'těn-tĭv'ĭ-tē)  Pronunciation Key 
See remanence.
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Materials for retainer plates and their use for retentivity measurements.
Dry particles are finely divided, ferromagnetic material with high permeability and low retentivity.
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