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babe magnet

1. A person, typically male, who is very attractive to women. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. John thinks he's such a babe magnet now that he's making so much money, but everyone thinks he's just as foolish as ever.
2. Something that attracts women to its owner, who is typically male. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I bought my motorcycle because I thought it would be a great babe magnet.
See also: babe, magnet

chick magnet

1. A person, typically male, who is very attractive to women. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. John thinks he's such a chick magnet now that he's making so much money, but everyone thinks he's just as foolish as ever.
2. Something that attracts women to its owner, who is typically male. Often used with a degree of humor or facetiousness. I bought my motorcycle because I thought it would be a great chick magnet.
See also: chick, magnet

nerd magnet

slang Someone who seems to attract the romantic attention of a socially awkward or inept person, especially one obsessed or preoccupied with some specific, typically niche subject. Ever since I joined the high school jazz band, I turned into this major nerd magnet—all the dorky girls in there keep flocking to me in between classes! I wouldn't sign up to learn Japanese unless you want to end up a total nerd magnet.
See also: magnet, nerd

babe magnet

and chick magnet
1. n. a male who seems to attract good looking females easily. Keep your woman away from Chuck. He’s a babe magnet. Wilfred thinks he’s a chick magnet, but he only snags the dogs.
2. n. something, such as a car, that attracts good-looking females to a male. Man, I like your new chick magnet. Get any yet? He thought of a new car as a “babe magnet,” but all it drew was the repo man.
See also: babe, magnet

chick magnet

verb
See also: chick, magnet

nerd magnet

n. a girl or woman who attracts dull males. Sally is weary of dating total drips. She is a classic nerd magnet.
See also: magnet, nerd
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Rare-earth magnets are strong permanent magnets made from alloys of rare-earth elements.
While you may think that searching the canals can would be pretty harmless, the finds that Blazing Magnets have discovered have resulted in police being called.
OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY CO-DEVELOPERS: AMES LABORATORY, CRITICAL MATERIALS INSTITUTE, MAGNET APPLICATIONS INC., TRU-DESIGN INC., MOMENTUM TECHNOLOGIES
Former schoolmaster Tony Lloyd, 64, now has 5,000 fridge magnets from more than 120 countries around the world.
"I am still hoping to visit Burma, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Zanzibar and get some magnets - they are places on my bucket list."
The mover consists of an aluminum plate and two vertically magnetized magnets. Both the upper and the lower stators consist of an aluminum plate, three vertically magnetized magnets, and two horizontally magnetized magnets.
Traction motors for hybrid and electric automobiles, railroad rolling stock and the motors for industrial equipment and wind turbines all operate at relatively high temperatures, and heat-resistant neodymium magnets are generally used in these applications.
For use in the drive motors of electric vehicles, neodymium magnets must have high heat resistance properties as they are used in a high temperature environment.
The eddy current losses of permanent magnets which are segmented into two and three are calculated, and the eddy current losses produced by the thirty-seventh time harmonic current source are shown in Table 3.
Permanent Magnets Covered: Ferrite, Neodymium Iron Boron (NdFeB), Aluminum Nickel Cobalt (AlNiCo) and Samarium Cobalt (SmCo).
This simulation tool, designed by the authors, contains three common models (dipole small magnets, monopole small magnets, and electric monopoles) often proposed by secondary students.
"With the advent of stronger neodymium-iron-boron magnets and their inclusion as part of children's toys, jewelry, and desk toys, there has been a documented increase in the number of cases resulting in serious morbidity and in rare cases, mortality," wrote Dr.
Strickland, "We chose to limit our scope to the alimentary tract because the majority of serious harm from magnets arises from perforations and fistulae of the stomach, small bowel, and colon." To reflect the introduction of small, spherical magnet sets in 2009, the study was divided into two time periods, visits during 2002-2009 and those during 2010-2012.
There was immediate conglomeration of the magnets, that came within 2 cm of each other trapping intervening bowel wall.
After magnet feeding in these cases the position of magnet was examined with the help of metal detector which revealed magnet presence in reticulum in 17 cases, but remaining 3 cases magnets were in cranial ventral sac of rumen.