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Noun: stud finder
  1. A small permanent magnet in a metal container; when the magnet clicks against the container it indicates that the magnet is directly over an iron nail that holds the wallboard to a stud

Derived forms: stud finders

Type of: permanent magnet, static magnet

Encyclopedia: Stud finder