Definition of Ferromagnetism

1. Noun. Phenomenon exhibited by materials like iron (nickel or cobalt) that become magnetized in a magnetic field and retain their magnetism when the field is removed.

Generic synonyms: Magnetic Attraction, Magnetic Force, Magnetism
Derivative terms: Ferromagnetic



Definition of Ferromagnetism

1. Noun. (physics) The phenomenon whereby certain substances can become permanent magnets when subjected to a magnetic field. ¹

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Definition of Ferromagnetism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferromagnetism

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ferroics
ferroin
ferrokaersutite
ferrokentbrooksite
ferrokinesis
ferrokinetic
ferrokinetics
ferrolyomesophase
ferromagnesian
ferromagnet
ferromagnetic
ferromagnetically
ferromagnetics
ferromagnetism (current term)
ferromagnetisms
ferromagnets
ferromanganese
ferromanganeses
ferrometal
ferrometals
ferronematic
ferronickelplatinum
ferroniobium
ferropaper
ferropargasite
ferropericlase
ferropericlases
ferropnictide

Literary usage of Ferromagnetism

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1. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"ferromagnetism AND DIAMAGNETISM EXPLAINED BY MOLECULAR CURRENTS. On Electromagnetic Theories of Magnetism. 832.] WE have seen (Art. 380) that the action of ..."

2. Electronic Structure of Ferromagnet-Insulator Interfaces: Fe/MgO and Co/MgO by Martina Mueller (2007)
"In order to describe the phenomenon of itinerant ferromagnetism, ... In the present case of itinerant ferromagnetism, the energetic states of the valence ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"Weiss's Theory of ferromagnetism.— Langevin has given a theory of dia- and ... That ferromagnetism is a special case of paramagnetism will, I think, ..."

4. Advanced Theory of Electricity and Magnetism: A Textbook for Colleges and by William Suddards Franklin, Barry MacNutt (1919)
"ferromagnetism and electromagnetism.—There are two groups of magnetic phenomena, namely, (a) the phenomena of ferromagnetism, that is to say, the phenomena ..."

5. Advanced Theory of Electricity and Magnetism: A Text-book for Colleges and by William Suddards Franklin, Barry MacNutt (1915)
"ferromagnetism and electromagnetism.—There are two groups of magnetic phenomena, namely, (a) the phenomena of ferromagnetism, that is to say, the phenomena ..."

6. The Elements of Electricity and Magnetism: A Text-book for Colleges and by William Suddards Franklin, Barry MacNutt (1908)
"ferromagnetism and electromagnetism. — There are two distinct groups of magnetic phenomena, namely, (#) the phenomena of ferromagnetism, that is to say, ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The ternary tin-manganese bronzes also exhibit marked ferromagnetism. ... This seems to establish the fact that ferromagnetism is a molecular phenomenon due ..."

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