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magnet

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English

Etymology

From the Greek μαγνήτης λίθος (magnítis líthos), magnesian stone.

Noun

Singular
magnet

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  1. A piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A person or thing that attracts what is denoted by the preceding noun.
    He always had a girl on his arm - he's a bit of a babe-magnet.
    • 2007, J. Michael Fay, Ivory Wars: Last Stand in Zakouma, National Geographic (March 2007), 47,
      ...I wanted to show Nick the largest of the water holes, Rigueik, that act as magnets to life in the dry season.

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Czech

Noun

magnet m.

  1. magnet

Swedish

Noun

magnet c. (plural: magneter, definite singular magneten, definite plural magneterna)

  1. magnet (piece of material that attracts metal by magnetism)

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