Curie pointCurie point
the temperature at which the magnetic properties of a substance change from ferromagnetic to paramagnetic, usually lower than the substance's melting point
also Curie temperature
Origin of Curie pointafter Pierre Curie
A transition temperature marking a change in the magnetic or ferroelectric properties of a substance, especially the change from ferromagnetism to paramagnetism. Also called Curie temperature.
Origin of Curie pointAfter Pierre Curie.
(plural Curie points)
- Curie temperature.