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lodestone

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈləʊd.stəʊn/  us   /ˈloʊd.stoʊn/
(a piece of) rock that contains a lot of iron and can therefore be used as a magnet (= an object that pulls metal objects towards it)
Translations of “lodestone”
in Chinese (Traditional) (天然)磁鐵,磁石…
in Chinese (Simplified) (天然)磁铁,磁石…
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