magnetic levitation
  • The use of magnetic forces to lift, propel, and direct a vehicle or craft, with no physical contact, above its guiding track. One such technology employs a linear motor consisting of electromagnets, on both the guiding track and the rail cars propelled along it, which are energized and deenergized in a manner which provides either acceleration or deceleration.
  • The use of a magnetic field to induce levitation.
  • The repelling of a magnetic field to induce levitation.

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