ferrimagnetic


ferrimagnetic
fer•ri•mag•net•ic
[[t]ˌfɛr aɪ mægˈnɛt ɪk, ˌfɛr i-[/t]] adj.
phs of or pertaining to a substance, as a ferrite, having a net magnetization but in which the magnetic moments of some neighboring atoms point in opposite directions
Etymology: 1950–55; cf. F ferrimagnétisme

From formal English to slang. 2014.