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
Dictionary Entries near lodestone
locutory, Lod, lode, loden, lodestar, lodestone, lodge, lodged, Lodgepole Creek, lodgepole pine, lodger
First known use
1505–15; lode (in obsolete sense “way, course”) + stone