1. electromagnet

noun. ['ˌɪˌlɛktroʊˈmægnət'] a temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core; when current flows in the coil the iron becomes a magnet.


  • armature
  • electric bell
  • magnetic head
  • magnet
  • relay


  • electro- (English)
  • magnet (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Electromagnet

  • ferromagnet
  • magnate

Example sentences of the word electromagnet

1. Noun, singular or mass
Flip the switch to turn off the power to the electromagnet.

2. Adjective
GM door lock actuators are electromagnet actuators that work by reversing the polarity to the actuator.