Meaning of ferromagnetic
Pronunciation: (fer"ō-mag-net'ik), [key]
— adj. Physics.
- noting or pertaining to a substance, as iron, that below a certain temperature, the Curie point, can possess magnetization in the absence of an external magnetic field; noting or pertaining to a substance in which the magnetic moments of the atoms are aligned. Cf. antiferromagnetic, diamagnetic, ferrimagnetic, paramagnetic.
- ferromagnetic (Thesaurus)