photomagnetic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

photo- +‎ magnetic

Adjective[edit]

photomagnetic (comparative more photomagnetic, superlative most photomagnetic)

  1. (physics) of, or relating to the effect of light on the magnetic susceptibility of some materials, especially to the paramagnetism exhibited by some phosphorescent materials
  2. (physics) of, or relating to the photodisintegration that results from the magnetic component of light

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