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magnet

noun
 
 
/ˈmæɡnət/
[C] an iron object that makes pieces of iron or steel (= metal made with iron) move towards itMetals and metalworkingChemical elementsPhysics in general
be a magnet for sb If a place or event is a magnet for people, a lot of people go there: Airports are a magnet for thieves.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
Translations of “magnet”
in Korean 자석…
in Arabic مِغناطيس…
in French aimant…
in Turkish mıknatıs…
in Italian calamita…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物體, 磁體, 磁鐵,磁石…
in Russian магнит…
in Polish magnes…
in Spanish imán…
in Portuguese ímã…
in German der Magnet…
in Catalan imant…
in Japanese 磁石…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物体, 磁体, 磁铁,磁石…
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