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gyrofrequency

[jahy-roh-free-kwuh n-see] /ˈdʒaɪ roʊˌfri kwən si/
noun, plural gyrofrequencies. Physics.
1.
the frequency of rotation of an electron or other charged particle in a magnetic field, directly proportional to the charge of the particle and to the field strength and inversely proportional to the mass of the particle.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; gyro- + frequency
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