magnetic Definition

  • 1having the power of magnetism
  • 2having an attractive or compelling quality

Using magnetic: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "magnetic" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The magnetic force pulled the metal object towards it.

  • Example

    She has a magnetic personality that draws people towards her.

  • Example

    The new product has a magnetic appeal to consumers.

  • Example

    The magnetic north pole is constantly moving.

magnetic Synonyms and Antonyms

Idioms Using magnetic

  • a person who has a charming and attractive personality that draws people towards them


    Her magnetic personality made her a popular figure in the community.

  • a strong feeling of liking or love between two people


    There was an undeniable magnetic attraction between them from the moment they met.

  • the direction that a compass needle points towards, which is close to but not exactly the same as true north


    The hikers used a compass to find their way, following the direction of magnetic north.

Phrases with magnetic

  • a region around a magnet or a moving electric charge within which the force of magnetism acts


    The Earth's magnetic field protects us from harmful solar radiation.

  • a medical imaging technique used to visualize internal structures of the body using a strong magnetic field and radio waves


    The doctor ordered an MRI to get a better look at the patient's brain.

  • a type of storage medium consisting of a thin strip of plastic coated with a magnetic material, used for recording and storing digital information


    Old computer systems used magnetic tape to store data.


Summary: magnetic in Brief

The term 'magnetic' [magˈnetɪk] describes something that has the power of magnetism, such as a magnetic field or magnetic tape. It can also refer to an attractive or compelling quality, as in 'She has a magnetic personality.' Other idioms include 'magnetic attraction,' describing a strong feeling of liking or love, and 'magnetic north,' the direction that a compass needle points towards.

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