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4.3 Magnetism terms

Practice with terms about magnetism.

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compass, A device containing a magnetized needle that moves freely and is used to show direction.
lines of forceThe lines that form a pattern showing the size and shape of a magnetic force field.
lodestone, A naturally magnetic mineral found at or near earth's surface.
magnetic fieldThe space around a magnet withing which the force of the magnet can act.
magnetismA magnet's property of attracting certain materials, mainly iron and steel.,
north poleOne of the ends of a magnet where the magnetic force is strongest; it points to the north when the magnet moves freely.
south poleOne of the ends of a magnet where the magnetic force is strongest; it points to the south when the magnet moves freely.
magnet, An object that has the property of attracting cerain materials, mainly iron and steel.
repel, like poles will push apart
attractopposite poles will pull together


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