another name for containment (sense 3)
- Magnetic constant
noun 1. the permeability of free space, which has the value 4π × 10–7 henry per metre M0 Also called absolute permeability
noun 1. Computers. 1 (def 12a). 2. Electricity. 1 (def 3).
noun, Navigation. 1. a course whose bearing is given relative to the magnetic meridian of the area. noun 1. an aircraft’s course in relation to the magnetic north Also called magnetic heading
- Magnetic dipole
magnetic dipole A model of an object that generates a magnetic field in which the field is considered to emanate from two opposite poles, as in the north and south poles of a magnet, much as an electric field emanates from a positive and a negative charge (each of which is a monopole) in an […]