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loadstone

noun

1 loadstone

A permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically.

synonym: lodestone.

Roget 615: motive, springs of action, wellsprings of action.    reason, ground, call, principle; by end, by purpose; mainspring, primum mobile [Lat.], keystone; the why and the wherefore; ... show more

Roget 288: attraction, attractiveness; attractivity; drawing to, pulling towards, adduction.    electrical attraction, electricity, static electricity, static, static cling; magnetism, magnetic attraction; gravity, ... show more

Dutch: magneet, zeilsteen




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