alluring, attractive, captivating, charismatic, charming, enchanting, entrancing, fascinating, hypnotic, irresistible, mesmerizing, seductive
disagreeable, offensive, repellent, repulsive, unappealing, unattractive, unlikable or unlikeable, unpleasant
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1 adj If something metal is magnetic, it acts like a magnet.
usu ADJ n
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
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