- Retentivity is defined as the power of retaining, or the power to retain magnetization.
- An example of retentivity is how well a business can retain their good employees.
- An example of retentivity is how well a substance can continue to stay magnetized.
retentivity definition by Webster's New World
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- the power of or capacity for retaining
- the power of remaining magnetized after the force of magnetization has stopped
retentivity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- a. The quality or state of being retentive.b. Capacity or power of retaining.
- Physics The capacity for a body to remain magnetized after the magnetizing field has ceased to exert an effect.
retentivity - Science Definition