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magnetism

noun [U] (OBJECT)    /ˈmæɡ.nə.tɪ.zəm/ US  /-t̬ɪ-/
physics the power of being able to attract iron and steel objects and also push them awayElectricity and electronicsMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
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