Made of iron or steel, a magnet is a type of metal object that attracts other metal objects. A magnet can come in many forms, but the heavy magnets that I remember using in a school science lab looked like this:
- Children like to play with magnets.
- Many people have refrigerator magnets on their refrigerator.
- Magnets help hold things in place.
- Magnets attract.
- The United States is a magnet for people who want to work hard and have a better life.
- Lakes are magnets for people who like recreation that involves water sports.
- Las Vegas is a magnet for people who like to gamble.
- A rock band pulled us into the club like a magnet. (like a magnet = there’s a strong attraction)
- Regina is attracted to Bob like a magnet.
- Thai restaurants are like magnets for me. I’m drawn into them by the smell of the delicious food.
- A magnet school is a type of school that attracts students with particular interests.
The word "magnetic" is an adjective. If something is magnetic, it attracts other things or people.
- My friend, Gunther, has a magnetic personality.
- Vanessa has a magnetic smile that attracts people to her.
- The earth is protected from solar radiation by a giant magnetic field.
- My whiteboard is magnetic. I can stick metal objects on the board and they won’t fall off.
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Date of publication: February 15, 2017