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  • Degaussing is the process of decreasing or eliminating an unwanted magnetic field. [edit] Degaussing ships' hulls. The term was first used by (then) Cmdr Charles F. Goodeve, RCNVR, during World War II while trying to counter the German magnetic mines that were playing havoc with the British fleet. — “Degaussing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Is degaussing indeed a CRT procedure? I thought that it's just the process of nullifying hysteresis in any magnetizable part. Hysteresis may become so strong that the built-in degauss feature cannot remove it, but my limited knowledge of physics tells me that there is no. — “Talk:Degauss - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Repeated internal degaussing does NOT damage monitors. -- Qifan 20:42, 14 May 2005 (UTC) This will magnetise the shadow mask, and the degauss circuit will be inactive for some time while the PTC. — “Talk:Degaussing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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