Usage examples for magnetization

  1. She could well play at faith in his magnetization of her, for as by degrees she made herself more nervously apprehensive by thinking of him, it came to an overclouding and then a panic; and that she took for the physical sign of his presence, and by that time, the hour being late, Alvan happened to have arrived. – The Tragic Comedians, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. It may be said to partake somewhat of the nature of the magnetization of a bar of steel; for it consists in what we might call the polarization, by an effort of the human will, of a number of parallel lines of astral atoms reaching from the operator to the scene which he wishes to observe. – Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater
  3. If we should construct one that is perfectly balanced, so as to lie in a perfectly horizontal direction before it is magnetized, it will dip- in this latitude- downward toward the north after magnetization. – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray
  4. The art, if indeed there can be said to have been an art at that time, was in chaotic confusion, and only because of Edison's many years' study of the magnet was he enabled to conclude that insufficiency in quantity of iron in the magnets of such machines, together with poor surface contacts, rendered the cost of magnetization abnormally high. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin