Definition of Demagnetise

1. Verb. Erase (a magnetic storage device).

Exact synonyms: Demagnetize
Generic synonyms: Delete, Erase



2. Verb. Make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of). "They degaussed the ship"
Exact synonyms: Degauss, Demagnetize
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Degaussing, Demagnetisation, Demagnetization
Antonyms: Magnetise, Magnetize

Definition of Demagnetise

1. Verb. To make something nonmagnetic by removing its magnetic properties. ¹

2. Verb. To erase the contents of a magnetic storage device. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Demagnetise

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1. The Electrical Engineer (1891)
"These coils are arranged so as to demagnetise or weaken the field as the ... The series circuits are then arranged to magnetise instead of demagnetise. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Theory of Alternating Currents by Alexander Russell (1906)
"In order to understand why a lagging current tends to demagnetise the field magnets, we shall consider in detail some simple armature windings. ..."

3. Original Papers by the Late John Hopkinson by John Hopkinson (1901)
"... to the magnets there is a current in the armature tending to demagnetise the magnets, and adding together the effects of the armature in all positions, ..."

4. Industrial Electrical Measuring Instruments by Kenelm William Edward Edgcumbe (1908)
"If the direction of the current is now reversed so as to demagnetise the steel, it will take a demagnetising force (in ampere- turns per centimetre length) ..."

5. Habit and Intelligence in Their Connexion with the Laws of Matter and Force by Joseph John Murphy (1869)
"... and the act of turning it off will demagnetise the iron. It has been ascertained by Professor Joule, that at the moment Experi- of turning the current ..."

6. Electrical Engineering for Electric Light Artisans and Students: (embracing by William Slingo, Arthur Brooker (1895)
"In order to demagnetise the specimen it was necessary to apply a negative magnetising force (by reversing the direction of the current), and complete ..."

7. Electric Light Installations: A Practical Handbook by David Salomons (1894)
"The magnetic reversals produced in the steel, contained in the watch, demagnetise the metal. A very suitable coil for the purpose is one with a resistance ..."

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