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magnetic  

  
alluring, attractive, captivating, charismatic, charming, enchanting, entrancing, fascinating, hypnotic, irresistible, mesmerizing, seductive  
  
Antonyms     
   disagreeable, offensive, repellent, repulsive, unappealing, unattractive, unlikable or unlikeable, unpleasant  
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magnetic  

1       adj   If something metal is magnetic, it acts like a magnet.  
usu ADJ n  
...magnetic particles.     
2       adj   You use magnetic to describe something that is caused by or relates to the force of magnetism.  
The electrically charged gas particles are affected by magnetic forces.     
  magnetically      adv   ADV after v  
...metal fragments held together magnetically.     
3       adj   You use magnetic to describe tapes and other objects which have a coating of a magnetic substance and contain coded information that can be read by computers or other machines.  
usu ADJ n  
...her magnetic strip ID card.     
4       adj   If you describe something as magnetic, you mean that it is very attractive to people because it has unusual, powerful, and exciting qualities.  
usu ADJ n  
...the magnetic effect of the prosperous German economy on would-be immigrants.     


magnetic field        ( magnetic fields    plural  ) A magnetic field is an area around a magnet, or something functioning as a magnet, in which the magnet's power to attract things is felt.      n-count  
magnetic tape        ( magnetic tapes    plural  ) Magnetic tape is plastic tape covered with iron oxide or a similar magnetic substance. It is used for recording sounds, film, or computer information.      n-var  
(=tape)  

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Magnetic Test
Non destructive test method, abreviation in accordance with norm EN4179 or NAS410

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