noun. ['ˌdaɪəˈmægnɪˌtɪzəm'] phenomenon exhibited by materials like copper or bismuth that become magnetized in a magnetic field with a polarity opposite to the magnetic force; unlike iron they are slightly repelled by a magnet.
- magnetic attraction
- magnetic force
Words that Rhyme with Diamagnetism
Example sentences of the word diamagnetism
1. Noun, singular or mass
Copper, while not a magnetic metal, exhibits diamagnetism when exposed to a strong magnetic field.