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remanence (plural remanences)
- (physics) The magnetization left behind in a medium after an external magnetic field is removed.
- (archaic) The state of being remanent; continuance; permanence.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)
- The remanence of the will in the fallen spirit. — Coleridge.
- (continuance, permanence): remanency