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Magnet appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Ten game babes net a tense babe magnet.
  • Ten games, Ned asserts, stress a dense magnet.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun magnet:

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Definition of the noun magnet

What does magnet mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: magnets

  1. (physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
    • domain: natural philosophy / physics
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: device = an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • more specific terms:
      • bar magnet = a magnet in the form of a bar with magnetic poles at each end
      • electromagnet = a temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core
      • field magnet = a magnet that provides a magnetic field in a dynamo or electric motor
      • magnetic needle = a slender magnet suspended in a magnetic compass on a mounting with little friction
      • paramagnet = magnet made of a substance whose magnetization is proportional to the strength of the magnetic field applied to it
      • permanent magnet / static magnet = a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from a magnetic field
      • solenoid = a coil of wire around an iron core
    • parts:
      • core = a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil
      • magnetic pole / pole = one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
  2. a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts


  1. Magnet is the pseudonym of Norwegian singer-songwriter Even Johansen. To date, he has released four full-length studio albums as well as several singles and EPs. Johansen draws upon many influences, including folk, pop, and electronica. His albums are composed and produced solely by him, and he usually performs live sets on his own, using preset loops or creating them as he plays.
    • also known as Even Johansen; Johansen, Even
    • born on (45 years ago) in Bergen
    • profession: Singer, musician, singer-songwriter, songwriter
    • member of musical groups:
    • genres: Folk music, Electronic music, Pop music
    • albums: "Liberty", "Hold On", "Chasing Dreams EP", "Lay Lady Lay", "Minus EP", "On Your Side", "The Day We Left Town", "Quiet & Still", "The Simple Life", "Hold On (Lindstrøm remix)", "The Tourniquet", "Fall at Your Feet", "Where Happiness Lives EP", "The Day We Left Town EP", "Lonely No More EP", "On Your Side Companion EP", "Ferrofluid"
    • official website:
  2. Magnet a.k.a. Lothar Hempel is a musical artist, musician.

There are other people with in their name, like Magnet Man, Myron Magnet, Cécile Magnet, Jean Pierre Magnet.


  1. Magnet was a band formed for the purpose of recording the soundtrack to the 1973 film The Wicker Man. The band was assembled by musician Gary Carpenter to perform songs composed by New York songwriter Paul Giovanni. Originally under the moniker Lodestone, later to change to "Magnet" because of a conflict with another band, the group included Peter Brewis, Michael Cole, Andrew Tompkins, Ian Cutler, Bernard Murray and finally Carpenter himself. Carpenter, Brewis and Cole had recently graduated from The Royal College of Music in London and Tompkins, Cutler and Murray were all members of Carpenter's band Hocket. The band also featured Giovanni on guitar and vocals for many tracks and appeared in the film in various scenes.
    • also known as Lodestone
    • album: "The Wicker Man"
  2. Magnet is a musical group.
    • albums: "Caffeine Superstar", "Shark Bait", "Don't Be a Penguin", "Songs for Soundtracks", "Which Way"
    • official website:

There are other groups with in their name, like Von Magnet, Jerk Magnet, Lazy Magnet, Mojo Magnet, Bitch Magnet, Freak Magnet, Monster Magnet, Calamity Magnet, Green Magnet School and Spies under Von Magnet influence.


  1. Magnet a.k.a. Magnet Records was a British record label, started in 1973 by Michael Levy and Peter Shelley. It was acquired by Warner Bros. Records in 1988 for an estimated £10m.
  2. Magnet is a publisher.


The Magnet was a minor fictional hero from the Golden Age of Comics. He first appeared in the Complete Book of Comics and Funnies #1, published by Nedor Comics. The character was later revived by writer Alan Moore for America's Best Comics.


"Magnet" is a 2013 documentary film directed by Silvio Spahiu.

  • country: Albania
  • genre: Documentary film
  • released on


  1. "Magnet" is the fifth solo album by Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, released in 2003. The song "Love Hurts" was originally recorded by The Everly Brothers, and he re-recorded the songs "Another Lonely Night in New York" and "Wish You Were Here".
  2. "Magnet" is a musical album of And One.
    • also known as Magnet: Premium Edition, Magnet: 3 LP Edition, Magnet: Naghavi Edition
    • released on
  3. "magnet" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  4. "Magnet" is a 2009 single album by Bombay Bicycle Club.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  5. "Magnet" is a musical single of Judika Nalon Abadi Sihotang.
    • released on
  6. "Magnet" is a musical single of Hook n Sling & Chris Willis.
    • released on
  7. "Magnet" is a musical album of Pamela Luss.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  8. "Magnet" is a musical album of Jeremy Bible & Jason Henry.
    • released in (6 years ago)
  9. "Magnet" is a musical album of Jahn Teigen.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  10. "Magnet" is a musical album of Eternal Basement.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  11. "Magnet" is a musical album of Subgud.
  12. "Magnet" is a musical EP of Headless Chickens.
    • released in (19 years ago)


  1. Magnet is a village in Cedar County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 57 at the 2010 census.
  2. Magnet, Indiana, is an unincorporated community along the Ohio River in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana, United States.
  3. Magnet a.k.a. Magnet, Texas: Magnet is an Unincorporated community in southeast Wharton County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The rural community is situated at the intersection of State Highway 60 and County Road 102 a short distance north of the Matagorda County line. Founded in the first decade of the 20th Century by a land developer, the town prospered for a time but eventually lost its school, post office, railroad and businesses. Magnet is identified by road signs on SH 60 and by a tall broadcasting tower. A nearby oil field takes its name from the community.

There are other places with in their name, like Magnet Cove, Mount Magnet, Shire of Mount Magnet, Garner Magnet High School, Peabody Magnet High School, Palm Bay Magnet High School, Baton Rouge Magnet High School, Scotlandville Magnet High School, Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, Northeast Health Science Magnet High School and Fair Park Medical Careers Magnet High School.


  1. Magnet: A magnet is a material or object that produces a magnetic field. This magnetic field is invisible but is responsible for the most notable property of a magnet: a force that pulls on other ferromagnetic materials, such as iron, and attracts or repels other magnets.
    • also known as 磁鐵
  2. Magnet is a music magazine which generally focuses on alternative, independent, or out-of-the-mainstream bands.

Phrases with Magnet

Phrases starting with the word Magnet:

  1. Magnet-
  2. Magnet school

Phrases ending with the word Magnet:

  1. bar magnet
  2. Man Magnet
  3. Babe Magnet
  4. Bitch Magnet
  5. Fanny Magnet
  6. field magnet
  7. Fridge Magnet
  8. Pyrnus magnet
  9. static magnet
  10. Corrector Magnet
  11. Neodymium magnet
  12. permanent magnet
  13. Rare Earth Magnet
  14. moment of a magnet
  15. species Pyrnus magnet
  16. Single-molecule magnet

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Magnet

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Google previewEssential University Physics (2016)

Physics, Physics by CTI Reviews

A magnet is a material or object that produces a magnetic field. This magnetic field is invisible...

Google previewThe Essential Cosmic Perspective (2016)

Physics, Physics by CTI Reviews

A magnet is a material or object that produces a magnetic field. This magnetic field is invisible but...

Google previewFundamentals of Physics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A magnet is a material or object that produces a magnetic field. This magnetic field is invisible but...

A permanent magnet is an object made from a material that is magnetized and creates its own persistent magnetic field. In physics, motion is a ...

Google previewThe Great Supernatural Secret (2009)

by Ivan Bell

Yes, the black magnet damns souls ladies and gentlemen worse than the devil does because the black magnet is the most powerful negative force ever know to creation because of the magnitude this thing goes to destroying the human spirit.

Google previewPhysics of the Life Sciences (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A magnet is a material or object that produces a magnetic field. This magnetic field is invisible but...

A permanent magnet is an object made from a material that is magnetized and creates its own persistent magnetic field. James Clerk Maxwell ...

Google previewCase Studies in Superconducting Magnets (2009)

Design and Operational Issues by Yukikazu Iwasa

From cryogenics alone, it is clearly more efficient to operate a superconducting magnet at the highest permissible temperature, but if this superconducting magnet is a part of a system, the impact of this operating temperature on the overall ...

Google previewHandbook of Nature Study (1939)

by Anna Botsford Comstock

Even yet, with all our scientific knowledge, the magnet is a mystery. We know what it does, but we do...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

Thus, in the sentence, “ The magnet is a stone, am! it attracts iron," magnet is the antecedent to it ...

Google previewThe Great Book of Magic 1915 - Book 2

by L.W. de Laurence

In regard to the powers of vital magnetism the writer would say: That which constitutes a magnet is an attractive power, which is beyond ordinary understanding, but which, nevertheless, causes the attraction of iron and other things. Martial ...

Google previewThe Heart's Note (2011)

Sounding Love in Your Life from Your Heart's Secret Chamber by Stewart Pearce

The magnet is the voice ofyour freedom counsellor. This is your own highly personalised emotional GPS system, or your individualized satellitenavigation system. This is your heart plumbing its depths and magnetically pointing to your higher ...

Google previewThe Standard Electrical Dictionary: A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electrical Engineering (1898)

by Thomas O'Conor Sloane

The typical relay includes an electro magnet.

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6 (1998)

More Than 600 Science Activities Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

Science skiffs Children observe magnetism firsthand and use fine motor skills. Colorful plastic covered paper clips Nails Paper shirt box Magnet wands Materials 1 -liter clear plastic bottle with lid Ball bearings Water 2 large blocks What to do 1 ...

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Quotes about Magnet

We studied the light source in the direction of the magnetic force, we perforated the poles of the magnet; but even in the direction of the magnetic lines of force we found that our result was confirmed. (Pieter Zeeman)
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Scrabble value of M3A1G2N1E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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