Definition of magnetic pole in English:

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magnetic pole

noun

1Each of the points near the extremities of the axis of rotation of the earth or another celestial body where a magnetic needle dips vertically.
Example sentences
  • Evidence from rocks of the same age in different continents indicates different ancient positions for the earth's magnetic poles.
  • Charged particles are attracted to Earth's magnetic poles.
  • Earth has magnetic poles because of charged-particle currents roiling deep within its molten core.
1.1Each of the two points or regions of a magnet to and from which the lines of magnetic force are directed.
Example sentences
  • But at the array's resonant frequency, it behaves as if there are free magnetic poles in it, ‘he said.’
  • The fundamental nature of magnetism was not associated with magnetic poles or iron magnets, but with electric currents.
  • Encapsulated armatures offer high thermal transfer and mechanical protection, while high magnetic poles enable high-torque density and short axial length.

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