Definition of Bar magnet

1. Noun. A magnet in the form of a bar with magnetic poles at each end.

Generic synonyms: Magnet

Definition of Bar magnet

1. Noun. A magnet of rectangular shape. ¹

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Literary usage of Bar magnet

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1. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1920)
"If an ordinary bar magnet be broken at the middle, or at various points, ... Effect of breaking a bar magnet. ment will constitute a bar magnet having its ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1871)
"The trigger was constructed with a soft iron armature rendered magnetic by induction from a compound bar magnet, and the armature strongly attracted the ..."

3. The Dynamo: Its Theory, Design and Manufacture by Frank Wallis, Charles Caesar Hawkins (1903)
"Let us take an ordinary straight bar magnet and place it across an upright piece of ... Now, when such a small needle is brought up near to the bar magnet ..."

4. A Short University Course in Electricity, Sound, and Light by Robert Andrews Millikan, John Mills (1908)
"The length of the bar magnet is 20 cm. between poles. ... A bar magnet suspended to rotate about a vertical axis has a period of 4 sec. in the earth's field ..."

5. Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1884)
"Imagine an infinitely thin bar magnet, whether straight or curved, magnetized at ... Now suppose a uniformly magnetized straight bar magnet to be cut across ..."

6. A Text-book of Physics: Including a Collection of Examples and Questions by William Watson (1920)
"The two commonest shapes are a straight bar of which the section is either a rectangle or a circle, such a magnet being called a bar magnet, while the other ..."

7. The Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism by James Hopwood Jeans (1908)
"The simplest piece of apparatus used for the experimental study of magnetism is that known as a bar-magnet. This consists of a bar of steel which shews the ..."

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