magnate vs magnet

magnate magnet


  • 1) Metal object with flux.
  • 2) Powerful industrialist; captain of industry.
  • 3) A person of rank, influence or distinction in any sphere.
  • 4) A powerful or influential person, especially in business or industry.
  • 5) One of the members of the upper house of the Diet of Hungary, called the House (or Table) of Magnates. It comprises certain hereditary peers, high state dignitaries and ecclesiastics, life peers, etc.
  • 6) A person of rank; a noble or grandee; a person of note or distinction in any sphere: as, a railroad magnate.


  • 1) A piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism.
  • 2) informal, figuratively, preceded by a A person or thing that attracts what is denoted by the preceding .
  • 3) A person, a place, an object, or a situation that exerts attraction.
  • 4) An electromagnet.
  • 5) An object that is surrounded by a magnetic field and that has the property, either natural or induced, of attracting iron or steel.
  • 6) (Physics & Elec.) a magnet used for producing and maintaining a magnetic field; -- used especially of the stationary or exciting magnet of a dynamo or electromotor in distinction from that of the moving portion or armature.
  • 7) (Physics) A bar or mass of steel or iron to which the peculiar properties of the loadstone have been imparted; -- called, in distinction from the loadstone, an artificial magnet.
  • 8) The loadstone; a species of iron ore (the ferrosoferric or magnetic ore, Fe3O4) which has the property of attracting iron and some of its ores, and, when freely suspended, of pointing to the poles; -- called also natural magnet.
  • 9) a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts
  • 10) (physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
  • 11) A body which possesses the property of attracting fragments of iron or steel, and which, when freely suspended, tends, under the action of the earth, to take a certain definite position, pointing approximately north and south.


  • 1) There was, for instance, the daughter of that Bokharan magnate Isakhof, who was the son of Isaac of Bokhara.
  • 2) The band was playing in Atlantic City and she got enticed away by a fruit-canning magnate.
  • 3) The next owner, a department-store magnate named Greel, in his late sixties, acquired a mistress, allegedly of French Creole descent.
  • 4) To its supporters, who include among others the British Government, which has signed a potentially lucrative contract with Odyssey to salvage a 17th century navy ship called HMS Sussex carrying bullion worth up to £500m, the Nasdaq-listed company, founded by a former advertising executive and a real estate magnate, is a reputable organisation that follows strict archaeological guidelines in its legitimate search for sunken vessels.
  • 5) At about the same time that shipping became a major industry, Bolivian tin magnate, Atenor Patiño, built Las Hadas, as a "playground" for his jet setting friends.
  • 6) Carlos Slim, the telecommunications magnate, is the richest person in Latin America, according to the annual Forbes Magazine list of the world's 500 richest people.
  • 7) Burkle, the supermarket magnate, is a believer in the separation of supermarket and state ( "The first thing they teach you in checkout-counter school," he has said, "is not to talk politics or religion with the customers").
  • 8) He was quite insistent that his school was known as a magnate school.
  • 9) My first two months as a magnate were a great success.
  • 10) ‘Stephen was brought up at the court of his uncle Henry I, becoming one of the wealthiest of the Anglo-Norman magnates.’
  • 11) ‘Aware of the power of the press, many political parties have even nominated media magnates as members of parliament.’
  • 12) ‘Property magnate John Bloor bought the land for redevelopment and picked up the Triumph name as part of the deal.’
  • 13) ‘In other words, the noble landlords and magnates, whose values were decidedly not those of Puritan asceticism, were in the vanguard of capitalism.’
  • 14) ‘Film stars and directors, business magnates and corporate houses are now keen to acquire timeworn artifacts.’
  • 15) ‘The extravagant mansions built on the island of Syros reflect the wealth of these early magnates.’
  • 16) ‘He had to consult the nobles, the magnates of the Church, and, in time, representatives from the towns who could make commitments of money.’
  • 17) ‘By 1000 most English bishops were monks, and both bishops and abbots deliberated with lay magnates in the king's council.’
  • 18) ‘Kings and magnates claimed considerable portions of pasture and forest, and there were many disputes concerning their use.’
  • 19) ‘The most ardent backers of the opposition were the business magnates and the armed forces.’
  • 20) ‘An alliance into a historic family deemed amongst the most powerful of the Northern magnates of England would ensure the wealth, security and influence of Mann.’
  • 21) ‘In the late 1960s came an unexpected invitation to work for the Johnsons of Wisconsin - the floor-wax magnates and art collectors.’
  • 22) ‘He seemed to be heading the same way as his cousins Dinto and Tindo, both of whom were now successful tea shop magnates in Fujeirah.’
  • 23) ‘Experience also shows that our present rulers and corporate magnates will not yield without a fight.’
  • 24) ‘More than 9,000 works of art were donated to the city of Glasgow by the shipping magnate Sir William Burrell and his wife, Constance.’
  • 25) ‘Hugh Allan, the railroad magnate, would steer Scottish immigrants there until they settled in elsewhere.’
  • 26) ‘A more innocent reason for the chat was that Cragnotti, a fruit magnate, was trying to enlist Erikkson as the European face of Del Monte.’
  • 27) ‘Mr Trump is the building magnate and author of The Art of the Deal, one of the most successful business best-sellers of all time.’
  • 28) ‘The magnate's style creates interesting theatre, but is out of place in a modern boardroom.’
  • 29) ‘Andrew Carnegie was a steel magnate who gave a great deal of money away in his later years to libraries and educational causes.’


  • 1) Her father ran a newsagent and sold toys and fridge magnets on the streets with her mother.
  • 2) It's just a fridge magnet.
  • 3) When you want something'It's like a magnet.
  • 4) He is best known for being a complete babe magnet.
  • 5) Which makes me feel like a punter magnet rather than an object of terror.
  • 6) You can cut it out and fix it to the fridge with a magnet if you like.
  • 7) Their bodies were like magnets to each other.
  • 8) The earth behaves like a vast magnet.
  • 9) Spend your collected rings on stuff like magnets and shields.
  • 10) Sundance has become a magnet for the wealthy and is one of the highlights of the social calendar.
  • 11) We seem to be drawn like magnets to one another and we've slept together twice more.
  • 12) You gave that person a fridge magnet - why?
  • 13) With the space it saves, it can do more fridge magnets.
  • 14) Thereafter, he seemed to become a magnet for bad news.
  • 15) We were checking out his fridge magnets through the window when the angry colonel arrived and the soldiers were taken off to jail.
  • 16) But why is it that our seaside towns have become a magnet for youngsters who seem to have no beds to go to?
  • 17) Another kind of magnet, the permanent magnet, requires no current.
  • 18) Then the criminals use a magnet strip card writer - also bought on the internet - to clone your cards.
  • 19) It must be a babe magnet, I say.
  • 20) I'm told you're a babe magnet.
  • 21) ‘Ferroelectric materials can create an electric field the way iron magnets create a magnetic field.’
  • 22) ‘Understanding more complex substances is the key to designing materials for stronger magnets in order to build more efficient and powerful electrical generators and motors.’
  • 23) ‘Iron, cobalt and nickel are the best known metallic magnets, and their magnetic properties are governed by the conduction electrons that are free to move throughout the metal.’
  • 24) ‘The bar magnet gets its overall magnetization because all of these little component magnets are pointing in the same direction, and add up for an overall effect.’
  • 25) ‘When you picked up the clip with the magnet the clip was accelerated toward the magnet acquiring kinetic energy.’
  • 26) ‘At a synchrotron radiation source, electrons emit radiation as they are guided by magnets around a storage ring.’
  • 27) ‘The spinning protons in the hydrogen nuclei act like tiny magnets and align their spins with or against the magnetic field.’
  • 28) ‘A magnet cannot attract iron, when deeply embedded in mud.’
  • 29) ‘Motors, relays, generators, or simply other magnets or magnetic materials, can all also cause the pointer to move, overpowering the Earth's magnetism.’
  • 30) ‘Samarium-cobalt magnets retain their magnetic properties at high temperatures and are not very reactive.’
  • 31) ‘When a paramagnetic material is placed in a strong magnetic field, it becomes a magnet, and as long as the strong magnetic field is present, it will attract and repel other magnets in the usual way.’
  • 32) ‘If you have a mixture of salt and tiny pieces of iron, you could use a magnet to separate the iron from the mixture.’
  • 33) ‘The main component of the Sun's magnetic field is similar to a bar magnet, with a positive pole and a negative pole.’
  • 34) ‘Now water contains hydrogen atoms, and the nucleus of a hydrogen atom is a tiny magnet.’
  • 35) ‘A spinning superconductor acts like a very weak magnet, with the poles of the magnet precisely aligned with the axis of the spin.’
  • 36) ‘You effectively have a tiny current going around, and when you have a current like that you have a magnetic field - the electron becomes a tiny magnet.’
  • 37) ‘Some of the bottles are equipped with external magnets by which a viewer can manipulate the trapped shapes.’
  • 38) ‘To complete the magnet, the coils were encased in an iron yoke then wrapped in a 40-millimeter-thick aluminum shell.’
  • 39) ‘Three workers, migrants from rural areas, are retrieving waste iron using a magnet on the end of a bamboo pole.’
  • 40) ‘Hutter spinels are strongly magnetic and can be separated from crushed samples of the rock with a hand magnet.’
  • 41) ‘Mansion House was a magnet for the powerful, both native and foreign.’
  • 42) ‘The Italian city of marble and water is a magnet for art-lovers, but culture is not the only attraction.’
  • 43) ‘Over the last few years the Manx isle has become a magnet for top movie producers, who are lured by a variety of landscapes in a compact area and by the financial incentives laid on by the Isle of Man Film Commission.’
  • 44) ‘However, for the organisers, contestants like Laura and those like her are a Godsend, because to say that beauty pageants are a magnet for criticism is an understatement.’
  • 45) ‘But if you know your daredevil friend is a magnet for trouble and you're still drawn to her, it's time to put yourself in check.’
  • 46) ‘Up ahead was a topping of pine trees and somewhere in this was Highcliff Nab, a great nose of sandstone which is a focus for paths and a magnet for travellers.’
  • 47) ‘For several years, the powerful lights that shine from this hotel have been a magnet for plankton, which in turn attracts the manta rays from nearby deep water.’
  • 48) ‘Painted lady and red admiral butterflies, both of which migrated here in early summer, have produced abundant new broods and buddleia blossom is a magnet for their dazzling displays.’
  • 49) ‘Last year concerts took place over 10 weekends, acting as a magnet for music lovers from the region itself and much further afield.’
  • 50) ‘But the empty buildings on Bramham Avenue are claimed to be a magnet for drink and drug-fuelled graffiti, vandalism and anti-social behaviour.’
  • 51) ‘Dartford Council is mounting a three-pronged attack to make Dartford town centre a magnet for shoppers and a realistic option for top retailers to bring a full range of goods and services.’
  • 52) ‘Movies have long been a magnet for scrutiny, hysteria or moral panics, though obviously television now draws much of that dubious attention.’
  • 53) ‘The business boomed as the brothers' reputation for their racetrack achievements grew the family business rapidly becoming a magnet for the motorcycling community.’
  • 54) ‘She allowed her sheltered flat to become a den for drug-taking and drinking, and a magnet for criminals - and yesterday she narrowly avoided eviction.’
  • 55) ‘Home to exquisite beaches, blistering sunshine and the second largest coral reef in the world, Cozumel is also a magnet for serious sun-worshippers and scuba divers.’
  • 56) ‘Because of its trendy college and relatively liberal cadres of lawyers and civil servants, Austin became a magnet for nonconformists.’
  • 57) ‘But it was the 1,000m world record holder's reaction to the victory that served as a magnet for the cameras - he broke down in tears.’
  • 58) ‘Police prepared spreadsheets of crime in the area which, they said, proved the pub was a magnet for trouble, particularly late at night, and the problems were increasing.’
  • 59) ‘The stunning scenery is probably the main reason why it's such a magnet for visitors - the view of the hills is superb, with Ben Vrackie dominating everything around.’
  • 60) ‘Benin City's museum might have been a magnet attracting important pieces in local private hands.’

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