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.

Other Words for Magnetic

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

Pole Adjective Synonyms: rod, stick, staff, spar, shaft, mast, standard, upright, flag-pole, flagstaff, jackstaff, beanpole, hop-pole
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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

North Bridge

Technology / Computers / North Bridge: The main portion of the motherboard chipset that acts as an interface between the processor and other parts of the motherboard. It contains the cache, main memory, and AGP controllers, as well as the MORE

North Atlantic Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Atlantic Current: A North Atlantic Ocean current setting northeastward from southeast of the Grand Banks at about latitude 40° north, longitude 50° west, to the British Isles. A segment of the Gulf Stream System, the MORE

North American Wetlands Conservation Act

Business / Agriculture / North American Wetlands Conservation Act: P.L. 101-233 (December 13, 1989), and amended in 1990 and 1994, authorizes a wetlands habitat program: administered by the Fish and Wildlife Service. The law authorized annual appropriations of up to MORE

North Cape Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Cape Current: An Arctic Ocean current setting eastward off the north coast of Scandinavia in the Barents Sea. MORE

North Equatorial Current

Science / Tides and Currents / North Equatorial Current: A current setting west-ward in the North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans and in the Indian Ocean from about October to July. It occurs immediately north of the Equatorial Counter Current. MORE

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