According to the
COD, when a piece of cheese attracts a mouse is
the piece of cheese a magnet?
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According to the COD, figuratively, anything that attracts anything is a
magnet. But a piece of metal or lodestone that attracts or repels iron is a
literal magnet. The word derives from the Greek Magnes-etos, (lodestone) from a place called
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