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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.
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1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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unit magnetic pole

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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