magnet'ic levita'tion

1. the suspension of an object above or below a second object by means of magnetic repulsion or attraction.
2. Railroads.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 maglev.

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magnetic lensmagnetic meridian
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