gyromagnetic
adjective Date: 1922 of or relating to the magnetic properties of a rotating electrical particle

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  • gyromagnetic — [jī΄rō mag net′ik] adj. of or pertaining to the magnetic properties of rotating charged particles …   English World dictionary

  • gyromagnetic — /juy roh mag net ik/, adj. of or pertaining to the magnetic properties of a rotating charged particle. [1920 25; GYRO + MAGNETIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • gyromagnetic — adjective of, relating to, or resulting from the properties of a spinning magnet, or a spinning electric charge; magnetogyric …   Wiktionary

  • gyromagnetic — adj. of the magnetic properties of spinning charged particles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gyromagnetic — adjective 1》 Physics relating to the magnetic and mechanical properties of a rotating charged particle. 2》 combining a gyroscope and a magnetic compass …   English new terms dictionary

  • gyromagnetic — gy·ro·magnetic …   English syllables

  • gyromagnetic — gy•ro•mag•net•ic [[t]ˌdʒaɪ roʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk[/t]] adj. phs of or pertaining to the magnetic properties of a rotating charged particle • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • gyromagnetic —   a. denoting the magnetic properties of the spinning electron in an atom …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • gyromagnetic — adj. 1 Physics of the magnetic and mechanical properties of a rotating charged particle. 2 (of a compass) combining a gyroscope and a normal magnetic compass …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gyromagnetic ratio — In physics, the gyromagnetic ratio (also sometimes known as the magnetogyric ratio in other disciplines) of a particle or system is the ratio of its magnetic dipole moment to its angular momentum, and it is often denoted by the symbol γ, gamma.… …   Wikipedia

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