[lahr-mawr] /ˈlɑr mɔr/
the precession of charged particles, as electrons, placed in a magnetic field, the frequency of the precession (Larmor frequency) being equal to the electronic charge times the strength of the magnetic field divided by 4π times the mass.
precession of the orbit of an electron in an atom that is subjected to a magnetic field
noun, Physics. 1. the theorem that an electron subjected only to the force exerted by the nucleus about which it is moving will undergo but no other change in motion when placed in a magnetic field.
/lɑːn/ verb (not standard) 1. (facetious) to learn 2. (transitive) to teach (someone) a lesson: that’ll larn you!
/ˈlɑːnæks/ noun 1. (archaeol) a coffin made of terracotta
/lɒːn/ noun 1. a district of NE Northern Ireland, in Co Antrim. Pop: 30 948 (2003 est). Area: 336 sq km (130 sq miles)