causing a magnetic flux
[mag-nee-tuh-moh-tiv, -nee-] /mægˈni təˈmoʊ tɪv, -ˌni-/ noun, Electricity. 1. a scalar quantity that is a measure of the sources of magnetic flux in a magnetic circuit. Abbreviation: mmf. noun 1. the agency producing a magnetic flux, considered analogous to the electromotive force in an electric circuit; equal to the circular integral of the magnetic field […]
- Magneto-optical disk
hardware, storage (MO) A plastic or glass disk coated with a compound (often TbFeCo) with special optical, magnetic and thermal properties. The disk is read by bouncing a low-intensity laser off the disk. Originally the laser was infrared, but frequencies up to blue may be possible giving higher storage density. The polarisation of the reflected […]
- Magneto-optical drive
[mag-nee-toh-op-tiks] /mægˌni toʊˈɒp tɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) Physics. 1. the branch of physics that deals with magnetooptic phenomena.