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Definition of Magnet

Magnet

  1. The loadstone; a species of iron ore (the ferrosoferric or magnetic ore, Fe3O4) which has the property of attracting iron and some of its ores, and, when freely suspended, of pointing to the poles; -- called also natural magnet.
  2. A bar or mass of steel or iron to which the peculiar properties of the loadstone have been imparted; -- called, in distinction from the loadstone, an artificial magnet.
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Magnet Translations

magnet in Dutch is magneet
magnet in French is aimant
magnet in German is Magnet
magnet in Italian is magnete