1. [ adjective ] of or relating to or caused by magnetism

"magnetic forces"

Related terms: magnetism
2. [ adjective ] having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
Synonyms: magnetised magnetized

"the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material"

Related terms: antimagnetic attractable
3. [ adjective ] determined by earth's magnetic fields

"magnetic north" "the needle of a magnetic compass points to the magnetic north pole"

Related terms: geographic
4. [ adjective ] capable of being magnetized
Related terms: nonmagnetic
5. [ adjective ] (physics) having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
Synonyms: attractive

"an attractive force" "the knife hung on a magnetic board"

Related terms: repulsive physics magnetism
6. [ adjective ] possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
Synonyms: charismatic

"a charismatic leader" "a magnetic personality"

Related terms: attractive
Similar spelling:   magnetics