magnetic dipole moment

magnetic dipole moment
magnetic dipole moment magnetic dipole moment n. A physical quantity associated with the magnetic field of a dundamental particle; as, An orbiting electron in an atom will have a magnetic dipole moment. [WordNet 1.5]

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