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Meaning of DEMAGNETIZE

Pronunciation:  dee'magni`tIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  erase (a magnetic storage device)
  2. [v]  make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of); "demagnetize the iron shavings"; "they degaussed the ship"
 

DEMAGNETIZE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: degauss, demagnetise, demagnetise
 
 Antonyms: magnetise, magnetize
 
 See Also: delete, erase

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*mag"net*ize\, v. t.
1. To deprive of magnetic properties. See {Magnetize}.

         If the bar be rapidly magnetized and demagnetized.
                                               --Am. Cyc.

2. To free from mesmeric influence; to demesmerize. --
   {De*mag`net*i*za"tion}, n. -- {De*mag"net*i`zer}, n.

 

 

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