magnetic

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • adjective referring to or having the power of a magnet or something with a magnetic field

Electronics

  • Pertaining to, possessing, or arising from magnetism.
  • Arising from, or pertaining to a magnet.
  • That which is capable of being magnetized, or that can be attracted by a magnet. For instance, a ferromagnetic material.
  • That which utilizes magnetism. For example, magnetic tape, or a magnetic pickup head.

Information & Library Science

  • adjective relating to something that uses electrical magnetism to record and store information to be read by a computer

Medical

  • adjective able to attract objects, like a magnet

Military

  • adjective relating to magnetic north
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