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pa•le•o•mag•net•ism



Pronunciation: (pā"lē-ō-mag'ni-tiz"um or, esp. Brit., pal"ē-), [key]
n.
Geol.magnetic polarization acquired by the minerals in a rock at the time the rock was deposited or solidified. Cf. remanent magnetism.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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