Definition of pyromagnetism in English:

pyromagnetism

noun

Physics
  • The property displayed by certain crystalline substances of exhibiting a magnetic moment when heated (the effect being reversed on cooling).

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Scientific Abstracts. From pyro- + magnetism, after German Pyromagnetismus.

Pronunciation

pyromagnetism

/ˌpʌɪrə(ʊ)ˈmaɡnɪtɪz(ə)m/