a lake in E China, in N Jiangxi province, connected by canal with the Yangtze River: the second largest lake in China. Area (at its greatest): 2780 sq km (1073 sq miles)
[poin-tel] /ˈpɔɪn tɛl/ noun 1. . [poin-tl] /ˈpɔɪn tl/ noun 1. a pavement of tile mosaic forming an abstract design.
[poin-tl] /ˈpɔɪn tl/ noun 1. a pavement of tile mosaic forming an abstract design. [poin-tel] /ˈpɔɪn tɛl/ noun 1. .
- Poynting-Robertson effect
[poin-ting-rob-ert-suh n] /ˈpɔɪn tɪŋˈrɒb ərt sən/ noun, Astronomy. 1. the slowing down and consequent spiraling inward of small particles orbiting the sun, due to their interaction with solar radiation.
- Poynting theorem
/ˈpɔɪntɪŋ/ noun 1. the theorem that the rate of flow of electromagnetic energy through unit area is equal to the Poynting vector, i.e. the cross product of the electric and magnetic field intensities