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electromagnet

noun [C] uk   /ɪˌlek.trəuˈmæɡ.nət/  us   /-troʊ-/ specialized
a device made from a piece of iron that becomes magnetic when a changing current is passed through the wire that goes around it
Translations of “electromagnet”
in Vietnamese nam châm điện…
in Spanish electroimán…
in Thai แม่เหล็กไฟฟ้า…
in Malaysian elektromagnet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電磁鐵, 電磁體…
in Indonesian elektromagnet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电磁铁, 电磁体…
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