Definitions for "MAGNETISM"
The property, quality, or state, of being magnetic; the manifestation of the force in nature which is seen in a magnet. At one time it was believed to be separate from the electrical force, but it is now known to be intimately associated with electricity, as part of the phenomenon of electromagnetism.
The science which treats of magnetic phenomena.
Power of attraction; power to excite the feelings and to gain the affections.
different aspect of electricity, from moving charges.
Magnetism is a physical sign in neurology. It is chiefly demonstrated by patients with degenerative syndromes such as corticobasal degeneration (CBD). When the examiner's hand is placed close to that of the patient, then withdrawn or moved slowly from side to side, the patient's hand involuntarily follows that of the examiner.
Something acting upon a magnet. The two definitions immediately foregoing are condensed from the works of one thousand eminent scientists, who have illuminated the subject with a great white light, to the inexpressible advancement of human knowledge.