antiferromagnetic Applied to a ferromagnetic (in the wide sense) substance in which the magnetic lattices are magnetized in exactly equal and opposite directions. Such a substance does not have an external magnetic field in its pure form, but a distorted lattice may result in a parasitic magnetization.
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