Sentence Examples


  • His work was mainly concerned with electricity and magnetism, though he also made some contributions to optics and physiology.
  • It was suggested again and again as each new discovery in electricity and magnetism seemed to render it more feasible.
  • Some of the principal phenomena of magnetism may be demonstrated with very little apparatus; much may be done with a small bar-magnet, a pocket compass and a few ounces of iron filings.
  • This retardation was still more pronounced in the case of tungsten-steel, which lost its magnetism at 910° and remained nonmagnetic till it was cooled to 570°, a difference of 240°.
  • He invented magnets that could withstand the effects of percussion and ordinary temperature variations.