Definition of Magnetize

1. Verb. Make magnetic. "The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings"

Exact synonyms: Magnetise
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Antonyms: Demagnetise, Demagnetize
Derivative terms: Magnet, Magnetisation, Magnet, Magnetization, Magnetization, Magnetization



2. Verb. Attract strongly, as if with a magnet. "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"
Exact synonyms: Bewitch, Magnetise, Mesmerise, Mesmerize, Spellbind
Generic synonyms: Charm, Influence, Tempt
Derivative terms: Magnet, Magnetization, Spellbinder

Definition of Magnetize

1. v. t. To communicate magnetic properties to; as, to magnetize a needle.

Definition of Magnetize

1. Verb. (transitive physics) to make magnetic ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to attract, allure or entice (someone) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Magnetize

1. [v -TIZED, -TIZING, -TIZES]

Medical Definition of Magnetize

1. 1. To communicate magnetic properties to; as, to magnetize a needle. 2. To attract as a magnet attracts, or like a magnet; to move; to influence. "Fascinated, magnetized, as it were, by his character." (Motley) 3. To bring under the influence of animal magnetism. Origin: Cf. F. Magnetiser. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magnetize

magnetisations
magnetise
magnetised
magnetises
magnetising
magnetism
magnetisms
magnetist
magnetists
magnetite
magnetites
magnetizability
magnetizable
magnetization
magnetizations
magnetize (current term)
magnetized
magnetizee
magnetizer
magnetizers
magnetizes
magnetizing
magnetless
magnetlike
magneto
magneto-
magneto-electric
magneto-electrical
magneto-electricity
magnetoabsorption

Literary usage of Magnetize

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1. An Elementary Course of Natural and Experimental Philosophy: For the Use of by Thomas Turner Tate (1857)
"I. TO magnetize A NEEDLE 'WITHOUT CSING AN ARTIFICIAL MAGNET. 13. Fix the needle, against the edge of a table, in the magnetic meridian — that U, ..."

2. Practical Instruction in Animal Magnetism by Joseph Philippe François Deleuze, Thomas Coles Hartshorn, Pierre Foissac (1850)
"You may magnetize the two arms, one after the other, with one hand only. ... When the communication is established, one can magnetize very well by placing ..."

3. A Laboratory Manual of Alternating Currents by John Harold Morecroft (1912)
"Under this condition the armature current will lag behind the impressed EMF and will tend to magnetize the alternator field, so the input will be larger ..."

4. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1837)
"HOW TO magnetize AND TEMPER STEEL AT THE SAME TIME. M. Aime recommends the following method, which consists in tempering and magnetizing a bar of iron at ..."

5. An Elementary Course of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, for the Use of by Thomas Turner Tate, C. S. Carter (1858)
"TO magnetize STEEL BARS, &c. I. TO magnetize A NEEDLE WITHOUT USING AS ARTIFICIAL MAGNET. 13. Fix the needle, against the edge of a table, in the magnetic ..."

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