field magnet
noun Date: 1883 a magnet for producing and maintaining a magnetic field especially in a generator or electric motor

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  • Field magnet — Magnet Mag net (m[a^]g n[e^]t), n. [OE. magnete, OF. magnete, L. magnes, etis, Gr. Magnh^tis li qos a magnet, metal that looked like silver, prop., Magnesian stone, fr. Gr. Magnhsi a, a country in Thessaly. Cf. {Magnesia}, {Manganese}.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Field magnet — Field Field (f[=e]ld), n. [OE. feld, fild, AS. feld; akin to D. veld, G. feld, Sw. f[ a]lt, Dan. felt, Icel. fold field of grass, AS. folde earth, land, ground, OS. folda.] 1. Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • field magnet — n. the magnet used to create and maintain the magnetic field in a motor or generator …   English World dictionary

  • field magnet — noun a magnet that provides a magnetic field in a dynamo or electric motor • Hypernyms: ↑magnet • Part Holonyms: ↑electric motor, ↑dynamo * * * noun : a magnet for producing and maintaining a magnetic field especially in a generator or electric… …   Useful english dictionary

  • field magnet — žadinimo magnetas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. field magnet vok. Erregungsmagnet, m rus. возбуждающий магнит, m pranc. aimant de champ, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • field magnet — field′ mag net n. elm a magnet for producing a magnetic field, as in a particle accelerator or an electric motor • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • field magnet — a magnet for producing a magnetic field, as in a particle accelerator or an electric motor. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • field magnet — /ˈfild mægnət/ (say feeld magnuht) noun a magnet which is used to produce a magnetic field …   Australian English dictionary

  • Magnet — Mag net (m[a^]g n[e^]t), n. [OE. magnete, OF. magnete, L. magnes, etis, Gr. Magnh^tis li qos a magnet, metal that looked like silver, prop., Magnesian stone, fr. Gr. Magnhsi a, a country in Thessaly. Cf. {Magnesia}, {Manganese}.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Field — (f[=e]ld), n. [OE. feld, fild, AS. feld; akin to D. veld, G. feld, Sw. f[ a]lt, Dan. felt, Icel. fold field of grass, AS. folde earth, land, ground, OS. folda.] 1. Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; the open… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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