Meaning of ferrimagnetic
Pronunciation: (fer"ī-mag-net'ik, fer"ē-), [key]
— adj. Physics.
- noting or pertaining to a substance, as a ferrite, in which the magnetic moments of some neighboring atoms point in opposite directions, with a net magnetization still resulting because of differences in magnitudes of the opposite moments. Cf. antiferromagnetic, diamagnetic, ferromagnetic.