English Online Dictionary. What means magnetic? What does magnetic mean?
- magnetical (dated)
- magnetick (obsolete)
magnet + -ic
- IPA(key): /mæɡˈnɛtɪk/
- Rhymes: -ɛtɪk
magnetic (comparative more magnetic, superlative most magnetic)
- Of, relating to, operating by, or caused by magnetism.
- a magnetic recorder
- Having the properties of a magnet, especially the ability to draw or pull.
- Determined by earth's magnetic fields.
- magnetic north
- the magnetic meridian
- Having an extraordinary ability to attract.
- He has a magnetic personality.
- 1611, John Donne, An Anatomy of the World—The First Anniversery
- she that had all magnetic force alone
- (archaic) Having, susceptible to, or induced by, animal magnetism.
- a magnetic sleep
- (of, relating to, caused by, or operating by magnetism): magnetised, magnetized
- (having the properties a magnet): attractive, repulsive
- (having an extraordinary ability to attract): appealing, attractive, charismatic, inviting, seductive
- (of, relating to, caused by, or operating by magnetism): antimagnetic
- (determined by earth's magnetic fields): geographic
- (having an extraordinary ability to attract): repulsive
- non-magnetic, nonmagnetic
magnetic m (feminine singular magnetica, masculine plural magnetics, feminine plural magneticas)
- Joan de Cantalausa (2006) Diccionari general occitan a partir dels parlars lengadocians, 2 edition, →ISBN, page 617.
From French magnétique.
magnetic m or n (feminine singular magnetică, masculine plural magnetici, feminine and neuter plural magnetice)