Pole Piece

Technology / Home Audio / Pole Piece: The ends or 'Poles' of a magnet from which the magnetic lines of force, measured in Gauss, are at the greatest strength. In a typical speaker, this will be at the gap within which the voice coil is located. (see Bumped & Vented)

Other Words for Piece

Piece Noun Synonyms: share, portion, fraction, part, division, segment, section, interest, holding, percentage, proportion
Piece Adjective Synonyms: bit, morsel, scrap, chunk, hunk, sliver, lump, portion, particle, fragment, shred, shard or sherd, remnant, quantity

Other Words for Pole

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

Extended Pole Piece

Technology / Home Audio / Extended Pole Piece: Extended pole pieces on the magnet assembly allow for more voice coil travel, and thus lower Frequency Response, and less chance of 'bottoming out' MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Piece-Bien-Fait: The French term for the dramatic genre called the 'well-made play.' See discussion under well-made play. MORE

Piece Rate

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Piece Rate: A per-piece rate system that pays employees based on the number of pieces produced. MORE

One-Piece Takeaway

Entertainment / Golf / One-Piece Takeaway: When the beginning of the backswing is initiated by the torso, arms and hands moving together as one unit or in one piece MORE

Napolean Brandy

Entertainment / Liquor / Napolean Brandy: The term is related to age and usually means a cognac that is at least 5 years old. MORE


Business / Finance / Piece: Apply mainly to convertible securities. Increment of bonds that trade in portions of $1000 minimum. Not all bonds can be traded in 'pieces,' and the increments can vary. MORE