#288. [Motion towards, actively; force causing to draw closer.] Attraction. -- N. attraction, attractiveness; attractivity[obs]; drawing to, pulling towards, adduction[obs].
electrical attraction, electricity, static electricity, static, static cling; magnetism, magnetic attraction; gravity, attraction of gravitation.
[objects which attract by physical force] lodestone, loadstone, lodestar, loadstar[obs]; magnet, permanent magnet, siderite, magnetite; electromagnet; magnetic coil, voice coil; magnetic dipole; motor coil, rotor, stator.
electrical charge; positive charge, negative charge.
magnetic pole; north pole, south pole; magnetic monopole.
V. attract, draw; draw towards, pull towards, drag towards; adduce.
Adj. attracting &c. v.; attrahent[obs], attractive, adducent[obs], adductive[obs].
Phr. ubi mel ibi apes [Latin][Plautus].