Word of the Day - Lodestone
How to pronounce lodestone
Lodestone – l ow d s t ow n
A piece of Magnetite able to be used as a magnet
We floated a piece of lodestone to make a makeshift compass
a variety of magnetite that possesses magnetic polarity and attracts iron.
a piece of this serving as a magnet.
something that attracts strongly.
a rock that consists of pure or nearly pure magnetite and thus is naturally magnetic
a piece of such rock, which can be used as a magnet and which was formerly used as a primitive compass
a person or thing regarded as a focus of attraction
How to Pronounce Lodestone
Synonyms for lodestone
Magnet, magnetic ore, hematite
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