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There was something magnetic about her. The Sun (2016)These days the area holds a magnetic pull for all manner of flight enthusiasts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The magnetic force of the narrative drains you of all sense of self. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Let the powerful magnetic field do the rest! Times, Sunday Times (2008)The question is how does the magnetic field form to allow this sort of thing to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Examples include magnetic tapes and magnetic disks. Computers Basic Facts (1983)It comes with a magnetic strip for attaching to fridges and school lockers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sharks that can sense magnetic force fields. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The atmosphere was thicker and the protective magnetic field was switched on. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Instead of holes the data is sometimes coded in a magnetic strip on the tag. Computers Basic Facts (1983)What is the source of the invisible magnetic field that pulls the needle of practice always toward north? The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)The trick is to balance the magnetic pull these birds exert on tourists with the need to keep them safe. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was something magnetic about her. The Other Side of MeThis system was supplanted in 1963 by more modern recording technology that used a magnetic drum. Times, Sunday Times (2012)More than anything else, that was a tribute to his magnetic personality. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)But he will need more than a magnetic personality as he faces the toughest challenges of any peacetime President. The Sun (2009)But for most, the magnetic pull of the City will be hard to resist. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His personality was magnetic,' she says. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The technique uses a magnetic field which causes old, faulty or infected cells to cluster together and self-destruct. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'magnetic'
British English: magnetic /mæɡˈnɛtɪk/ ADJECTIVE
If something is magnetic, it has the power of a magnet or works like a magnet.
The region around the magnet, in which there is a magnetic force, is called a magnetic field.
- American English: magnetic
- Arabic: مَغْنَطِيسِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: magnético
- Chinese: 有磁性的
- Croatian: magnetski
- Czech: magnetický
- Danish: magnetisk
- Dutch: magnetisch
- European Spanish: magnético
- Finnish: magneettinen
- French: aimanté
- German: magnetisch
- Greek: μαγνητικός
- Italian: magnetico
- Japanese: 磁石の
- Korean: 자석의
- Norwegian: magnetisk
- Polish: magnetyczny
- European Portuguese: magnético
- Romanian: magnetic
- Russian: магнитный
- Spanish: magnético
- Swedish: magnetisk
- Thai: ซึ่งมีคุณสมบัติเป็นแม่เหล็ก
- Turkish: mıknatıslı
- Ukrainian: магнетичний
- Vietnamese: có từ tính
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