- adj.the measure (usually expressed in Oersteds) of a magnetic material's resistance to being recorded or erased. Magnetic stripe cards are either low coercivity or high coercivity.
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coercivity — [kō΄ər siv′ə tē] n. the magnetic intensity, usually measured in oersteds, needed to completely demagnetize a substance that has been fully magnetized … English World dictionary
Coercivity — This article is about a property of magnetic fields. For other meanings, see Coercion (disambiguation). A family of hysteresis loops for grain oriented electrical steel (BR denotes remanence and HC is the coercivity). In materials science, the… … Wikipedia
coercivity — noun Date: 1898 the property of a material determined by the value of the coercive force when the material has been magnetized to saturation … New Collegiate Dictionary
coercivity — /koh euhr siv i tee/, n. Elect. the magnetic intensity needed to reduce to zero the magnetic flux density of a fully magnetized magnetic specimen or to demagnetize a magnet. Also called coercive force. [1895 1900; COERCIVE + ITY] * * * … Universalium
coercivity — noun a) The quality of being coercive b) The intensity the magnetic field which must be applied in order to reduce the magnetization of a ferromagnetic material to zero after the magnetization of the sample has been driven to saturation Syn:… … Wiktionary
coercivity — [ˌkəʊə sɪvɪti] noun Physics the resistance of a magnetic material to changes in magnetization, equivalent to the field intensity necessary to demagnetize the fully magnetized material … English new terms dictionary
coercivity — co·er·civ·i·ty … English syllables
coercivity — co•er•civ•i•ty [[t]ˌkoʊ ərˈsɪv ɪ ti[/t]] n. elm the magnetic intensity needed to reduce to zero the magnetic flux density of a fully magnetized magnetic specimen or to demagnetize a magnet • Etymology: 1895–1900 … From formal English to slang
coercivity — ˌkōˌərˈsivəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: coercive + ity : the property of a material determined by the value of the coercive force when the material has been magnetized to saturation … Useful english dictionary
high coercivity — adj. a high energy form of magnetic encoding measuring in the range of 2400 to 4000 Oe which is resistant to accidental erasure … Locksmith dictionary