Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

magnetize

verb
     
Related topics: Physics, Electricity
mag‧net‧ize also magnetise British English [transitive]
1HPE to make iron or steel able to pull other pieces of metal towards itself
2 to have a powerful effect on people so that they feel strongly attracted to you:
His dark flashing eyes seemed to magnetize her.
magnetization noun [uncountable]

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary