Translation of "magnet" - English-Spanish dictionary

magnet

noun uk /ˈmæɡ·nət/ us /ˈmæɡ·nət/

an iron object that makes other pieces of iron move towards it

imán

(Translation of “magnet” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

magnet

noun /ˈmӕɡnit/

a piece of iron, or of certain other materials, that attracts or repels other pieces of iron etc

imán
A compass uses a magnet to show which way is north.
magnetic /-ˈne-/ adjective

of, or having the powers of, or operating by means of, a magnet or magnetism

magnético
magnetic force.

strongly attractive

magnético
a magnetic personality.
magnetically adverb

magnéticamente
The roller in a laser printer is magnetically-charged.
magnetism noun

power of attraction

magnetismo
his personal magnetism.

(the science of) magnets and their power of attraction

magnetismo
the magnetism of the Earth.
magnetize verb ( (also magnetiseBritish))

to make magnetic

magnetizar
You can magnetize a piece of iron.

to attract or influence strongly

encantar, hechizar
She’s the kind of person who can magnetize others.
magnetic attraction noun

(physics) attraction for iron

atracción magnética
magnetic compass noun

a compass with a magnetized needle that indicates the direction of magnetic north

brújula magnética
Columbus used a magnetic compass on his first trans-Atlantic trip.
magnetic field noun

(physics) the area in which the pull of a magnet, or thing acting like a magnet, is felt

campo magnético
the Earth’s magnetic field.
magnetic north noun

(physics) the direction, either east or west of the true north, in which a magnetized needle points.

norte magnético

(Translation of “magnet” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)