magnetic pole
noun Date: 1701 1. either of two small regions which are located respectively in the polar areas of the northern and southern hemispheres and toward which a compass needle points from any direction throughout adjacent regions; also either of two comparable regions on a celestial body 2. either of the poles of a magnet

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  • magnetic pole — n. 1. either pole of a magnet, where the magnetic lines of force seem to be concentrated 2. either point on the earth s surface toward which the needle of a magnetic compass points: the north and south magnetic poles do not precisely coincide… …   English World dictionary

  • magnetic pole — ► NOUN 1) each of the points near the extremities of the axis of rotation of the earth where a magnetic needle dips vertically. 2) each of the two points of a magnet to and from which the lines of magnetic force are directed …   English terms dictionary

  • Magnetic pole — Magnetic pole. См. Магнитный полюс. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • magnetic pole — 1. the region of a magnet toward which the lines of magnetic induction converge (south pole) or from which the lines of induction diverge (north pole). 2. either of the two points on the earth s surface where the dipping needle of a compass… …   Universalium

  • magnetic pole — noun 1. either of two points where the lines of force of the Earth s magnetic field are vertical • Hypernyms: ↑geographic point, ↑geographical point 2. one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated • Syn: ↑pole •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnetic pole — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms magnetic pole : singular magnetic pole plural magnetic poles 1) science a place on the Earth near the North Pole or the South Pole that a compass points towards 2) physics either end of a magnet, where its… …   English dictionary

  • magnetic pole — magnetinis polius statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. magnetic pole vok. magnetischer Pol, m; Magnetpol, m rus. магнитный полюс, m pranc. pôle magnétique, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • magnetic pole — magnetinis polius statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. magnetic pole vok. magnetischer Pol, m; Magnetpol, m rus. магнитный полюс, m pranc. pôle magnétique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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