Meaning of magnetic levitation

magnet'ic levita'tion

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  1. the suspension of an object above or below a second object by means of magnetic repulsion or attraction.
  2. the suspension of a vehicle above or below a suitable guide rail by such means, often with the vehicle being propelled by a linear induction motor. Also called
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