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English verb: demagnetize

1. demagnetize (communication) erase (a magnetic storage device)


Synonymsdemagnetise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)delete, erase

2. demagnetize (change) make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of)


SamplesDemagnetize the iron shavings.
They degaussed the ship.


Synonymsdegauss, demagnetise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics


Antonymsmagnetize, magnetise









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