Definition of Dipole moment

1. Noun. The moment of a dipole.

Generic synonyms: Moment
Specialized synonyms: Electric Dipole Moment, Magnetic Dipole Moment

Definition of Dipole moment

1. Noun. the vector product of the charge on either pole of a dipole and the distance separating them ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dipole Moment

dipolar buffer
dipolar ions
dipole antenna
dipole molecule
dipole moment (current term)
dipole theory
dipole wave
dipole waves
dipped headlight
dipped headlights
dippel's oil

Literary usage of Dipole moment

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The dipole moment was calculated as 1.32 ± 0.01 D with pb\ = 1.21 D and \це\ = 0.522 D. This compares with the value of 1.35 ±0.02 D determined previously ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"All the transitions listed in Table 1 are active through a component of the permanent electric dipole moment lying along the axis of the smallest moment of ..."

3. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1843)
"(68) SUMMARY A classical theory of a spinning particle with charge and dipole moment in an electromagnetic field is obtained by working symmetrically with ..."

4. Electricity and Magnetism by Benjamin Crowell (2002)
"The quantity Pq is called the dipole moment, notated D. (More complex dipoles can also be assigned a dipole moment — they are defined as having the same ..."

5. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo (2002)
"... the formation of a surface dipole moment towards the bulk can be expected, which leads to a WF increase on the surface according to Ref. ..."

6. Wavenumber Calibration Tables from Heterodynes Frequency Measurements by Arthur G. Maki, Joseph S. Wells (1997)
"Several papers [5.49, 5.97, 5.100, 5.106, 5.112] have used intensity and/or dipole moment measurements to derive a dipole moment function for OCS. ..."

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