paramagnetic

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From para- +‎ magnetic. Coined by English polymath William Whewell in 1850 for Michael Faraday.

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paramagnetic (comparative more paramagnetic, superlative most paramagnetic)

  1. (physics) exhibiting paramagnetism

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