Definition of Multipolar

1. a. Having many poles; -- applied especially to those ganglionic nerve cells which have several radiating processes.

2. a. Having many poles; in Anat., designating specif. a nerve cell which has several dendrites.

Definition of Multipolar

1. Adjective. (physics biology) Having more than two poles ¹

2. Adjective. Having multiple centres of political or military influence ¹

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Definition of Multipolar

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Multipolar

1. Having many poles; applied especially to those ganglionic nerve cells which have several radiating processes. Origin: Multi- + polar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multipolar

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Literary usage of Multipolar

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1. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"A multipolar armature having a plurality of windings, and each winding having a ... multipolar Armature.—An armatore suitable for use in a multipolar field. ..."

2. Practical Calculation of Dynamo-electric Machines: A Manual for Electrical by Alfred Eugene Wiener (1901)
"(2) multipolar machines have a more compact and symmetrical form, because the component parts of the magnet frame are much smaller than a corresponding ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"43, 44, and 45 show the connections for two-pole machines; but rotary transformers are nearly always made multipolar in order to reduce the speed of ..."

4. Hawkins Electrical Guide: Questions, Answers & Illustrations; a Progressive by Nehemiah Hawkins (1917)
"multipolar Brush Gear.—The brush gear which includes the holders and carrier arm or ring, becomes more complicated as the number of poles and magnitude of ..."

5. Diseases of the Spinal Cord by Byrom Bramwell (1884)
"The symptoms, which result from slow destruction of the multipolar nerve cells are as follows:— Positive symptoms.—(it) Slow and gradual atrophy of the ..."

6. Principles and Practice of Electrical Engineering by Alexander Gray (1917)
"multipolar Construction.—Fig. 79 shows a two-pole machine and also a six-pole machine ... By the use of the multipolar construction therefore there is a ..."

7. Hawkins' Electrical Dictionary: A Cyclopedia of Words, Terms, Phrases and by Nehemiah Hawkins (1910)
"multipolar Armature. — An armature designed to rotate between more than two ... multipolar Drum Armature Windings.— A method of winding a drum armature ..."

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