magnetic

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See also: magnètic

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magnet +‎ -ic

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magnetic (comparative more magnetic, superlative most magnetic)

  1. Of, relating to, operating by, or caused by magnetism.
    a magnetic recorder
  2. Having the properties of a magnet, especially the ability to draw or pull.
  3. Determined by earth's magnetic fields.
    magnetic north
    the magnetic meridian
  4. Having an extraordinary ability to attract.
    He has a magnetic personality.
    • John Donne
      she that had all magnetic force alone
  5. (archaic) Having, susceptible to, or induced by, animal magnetism.
    a magnetic sleep

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Occitan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

magnetic m (feminine singular magnetica, masculine plural magnetics, feminine plural magneticas)

  1. magnetic
    • 2019 January 18, “La planeta dels tres pòls magnetics”, in Jornalet[1] (in Occitan):
      Son camp magnetic es lo pus grand del Sistèma Solar.
      Its magnetic field is the largest in the Solar System.

Further reading[edit]

  • Joan de Cantalausa (2006) Diccionari general occitan a partir dels parlars lengadocians, 2 edition, →ISBN, page 617.