Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A magnet that retains its magnetic properties in the absence of an inducing field or current.
- ‘The molecules were maintained under tension by the field gradient of two small permanent magnets placed above the sample.’
- ‘If this condition persists even in the absence of an external magnetic field, the material is a permanent magnet.’
- ‘A permanent magnet may be represented precisely by an appropriate density of hypothetical magnetic charges on its two pole faces.’
- ‘He did it by using only the energy contained in the atoms of permanent magnets, he said.’
- ‘The magnetic ring includes a ring and a pair of permanent magnets that extend from the ring.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.