Retentivity definition

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The power of or capacity for retaining.
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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.

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(physics) The capacity for a body to remain magnetized after the magnetizing field has ceased to exert an effect.
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The quality or state of being retentive.
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Capacity or power of retaining.
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The power of remaining magnetized after the force of magnetization has stopped.
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(sciences) The capacity to retain magnetism after the magnetizing action.
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Origin of retentivity

  • From retentive (from Latin) + -ity

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