Definition of Attractable

1. Adjective. Capable of being magnetized or attracted by a magnet. "The magnetic chips of steel produced by a cutting tool are attractable by a magnet"

Similar to: Magnetic, Magnetised, Magnetized
Derivative terms: Attract



Definition of Attractable

1. a. Capable of being attracted; subject to attraction.

Definition of Attractable

1. Adjective. able to be attracted ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attractable

attornies
attorning
attornment
attornments
attorns
attorny
attosecond
attoseconds
attowatt
attowatts
attr
attract mode
attract modes
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attractable (current term)
attractance
attractances
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attractancy
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attracter
attracters
attractile
attracting
attractingly
attraction
attraction sphere

Literary usage of Attractable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1803)
"Its hardness is rather inferior to that of the slightly attractable oxide of iron. Its specific gravity is very low; I found it to be only 3961. ..."

2. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"The new species here described is thought to hold its place between the slightly attractable oxide of iron called Specular ore, or, by Abbs' Hauy, ..."

3. The Philosophical and Theological Works of by John Hutchinson (1749)
"... approach'd another,' which were each moft attractable, and fo from a Centre formed, ... which were moft attractable, and repelled ..."

4. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Yale University (1810)
"A separate analysis of the attractable part, gives us nothing different from the results already stated, except an increase in the proportion of metallic ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1804)
"Thi cubic oxide of iron is between the slightly attractable oxide ... Its hardness is rather inferior to that of the slightly attractable oxide of iron. ..."

6. The Theory and Practice of Ore Dressing by Edward Saxton Wiard (1915)
"Here the more attractable particles are held by the magnetic pole and are carried ... The less attractable material, on reaching the side, slides off. ..."

7. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores, and Adapting Them by John Percy (1864)
"Colour greyish-black ; lustre metallic ; fracture bright, and fibro-crystalline ; the fibres arranged transversely to the surfaces ; strongly attractable by ..."

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