1. of or relating to a magnet or magnetism.
  2. having the properties of a magnet.
  3. capable of being magnetized or attracted by a magnet.
  4. pertaining to the magnetic field of the earth: the magnetic equator.
  5. exerting a strong attractive power or charm: a magnetic personality.
  6. noting or pertaining to various bearings and measurements as indicated by a magnetic compass: magnetic amplitude; magnetic course; magnetic meridian.


  1. of, producing, or operated by means of magnetism
  2. of or concerned with a magnet
  3. of or concerned with the magnetism of the earththe magnetic equator
  4. capable of being magnetized
  5. exerting a powerful attractiona magnetic personality

adj.1610s, literal; 1630s, figurative, from Modern Latin magneticus, from Latin magnes (see magnet).

  1. Producing, caused by, or making use of magnetic fields.
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