Magnetic Anomaly

Science / Geology / Magnetic Anomaly: The value of the local magnetic field remaining after the subtraction of the dipole portion of the Earth's field.

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Magnetic Noun Synonyms: attractive, attracting, engaging, captivating, enthralling, seductive, alluring, entrancing, bewitching, beguiling, arresting, spellbinding, irresistible, charismatic, winning, winsome, inviting
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Magnetic Polarity

Technology / Motors / Magnetic Polarity: It is a fundamental principle of a winding that adjacent poles must be wound to give opposite magnetic polarity. This does not mean that the coils actually have to be wound in this direction before be MORE

Magnetic Poles

Science / Weather / Magnetic Poles: Either of the two points on the earth's surface where the magnetic meridians converge. They are not aligned with the geographical poles, but shift and do not lie exactly opposite of the other. MORE

Magnetic Quantum Number

Science / Chemistry / Magnetic Quantum Number: Quantum number that labels different orbitals within a subshell. Mell can take on values from -ell to +ell. The number of orbitals in a subshell is the same as the number of possible mell values. MORE

Magnetic North Pole

Science / Geology / Magnetic North Pole: (1) The point where the Earth's surface intersects the axis of the dipole that best approximates the Earth's field. (2) The point where the Earth's magnetic field dips vertically downward. MORE

Magnetic North

Technology / Aviation / Magnetic North: The magnetic North pole, located near 71° North latitude and 96° West longitude, that attracts a magnetic compass which is not influenced by local magnetic attraction, as opposed to GEOGRAPHIC NORTH MORE

Magnetic Flux Density

Technology / Home Audio / Magnetic Flux Density: The measurement of magnetic flux, in units of Gauss, inside the air gap in which a voice coil of a speaker operates. MORE

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