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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·mag·ne·tize /(ˌ)diˈmægnəˌtaɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·mag·net·ize v. t.
 1. To deprive of magnetic properties; to render nonmagnetic. See Magnetize.
    If the bar be rapidly magnetized and demagnetized.   --Am. Cyc.
 2. To free from mesmeric influence; to demesmerize. [archaic]
 -- De*mag*net*i*za*tion, n. -- De*mag*net*i*zer n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: erase (a magnetic storage device) [syn: demagnetise]
      2: make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of);
         "demagnetize the iron shavings"; "they degaussed the ship"
         [syn: demagnetise, degauss] [ant: magnetize, magnetize]