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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Magnetite  \Mag"net*ite\,  n.  (Min.) 
  An  oxide  of  iron  ({Fe3O4})  occurring  in  isometric  crystals, 
  also  massive,  of  a  black  color  and  metallic  luster.  It  is 
  readily  attracted  by  a  magnet  and  sometimes  possesses 
  polarity,  being  then  called  {loadstone}.  It  is  an  important 
  iron  ore.  Called  also  {magnetic  iron}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  an  oxide  of  iron  that  is  strongly  attracted  by  magnets  [syn: 
  {magnetic  iron-ore}] 

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