BIOT SAVART LAW

Biot-Savart law

[bee-oh-suh-vahr, byoh-]
noun Physics.
the law that the magnetic induction near a long, straight conductor, as wire, varies inversely as the distance from the conductor and directly as the intensity of the current in the conductor.

Origin:
named after J. B. Biot (see biotite) and Felix Savart (1791–1841), French physician and physicist

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To biot savart law
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: biosystematy
Next Definition: biot's respiration
Words Near: biot savart law
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for biot savart law
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing biot savart law
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature