MAGNET


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AcronymDefinition
MAGNETManufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network
MAGNetMaritime Awareness Global Network (USCG)
MAGNETMassachusetts Access to Government Network
MAGNETMulti-Agency Geographic Network (UK)
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Upon placing the magnet erect, with its attracting end towards the earth, the island descends; but when the repelling extremity points downwards, the island mounts directly upwards.
Already, for half a year or longer, Bell had known the correct theory of the telephone; but he had not realized that the feeble undulatory current generated by a magnet was strong enough for the transmission of speech.
the pattern for all the beaux--the magnet for all the belles--and the delight of all the parents in town
Then, seeing they still looked puzzled, he added, "It was that toy magnet belonging to your nephew, Mr.
The packet sealed with red wax seemed to attract everyone, as though it were a magnet.
The still stronger magnet of love drew the young prince's attention towards the
He knew that what he had just said bore very little resemblance to what he felt, for Mary's presence acted upon him like a very strong magnet, drawing from him certain expressions which were not those he made use of when he spoke to himself, nor did they represent his deepest feelings.
Over the gateway hung a dull-colored metal magnet shaped like a horse-shoe, placed against a shield of polished gold.
There was no time to be lost, scarce an instant in which to weigh the possible chances that I had against the awfully armed creature; but the sight of that frightened girl below me called out to all that was best in me, and the instinct for protection of the other sex, which nearly must have equaled the instinct of self-preservation in primeval man, drew me to the girl's side like an irresistible magnet.
All I want is to have people love me; and as long as I own the Love Magnet, everyone I meet is sure to love me dearly.
Little modesty doesn't know what a magnet she is; but she will find it out some day," and the Doctor softly stroked the cheek that had grown rosy with pleasure at the thought of being so much loved.
They were forced, swept on by this inrolling tide of wealth which their monopoly magnet irresistibly attracted.