unit magnetic pole

unit magnetic pole

noun Physics.
the unit of magnetic pole strength equal to the strength of a magnetic pole that repels a similar pole with a force of one dyne, the two poles being placed in a vacuum and separated by a distance of one centimeter.

Origin:
1885–90

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unit magnetic pole
 
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the strength of a magnetic pole that will repel a similar pole 1 centimetre distant from it, in a vacuum, with a force of 1 dyne

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