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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Magnetize \Mag"net*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Magnetized; prep.
& adv. Magnetizing.] [Cf. F. magn['e]tiser.]
1. To communicate magnetic properties to; to make magnetic;
as, to magnetize a needle.
2. To attract as a magnet attracts, or like a magnet; to
move; to influence.
Fascinated, magnetized, as it were, by his
3. To bring under the influence of animal magnetism.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting
iron or steel; "the hard disk is covered with a thin coat
of magnetic material" [syn: magnetic, magnetized,
magnetised] [ant: antimagnetic]
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