Definition of Electric dipole

1. Noun. A dipole with equal and opposite electric charges.

Exact synonyms: Electric Doublet
Generic synonyms: Dipole

Definition of Electric dipole

1. Noun. (physics) two electric charges of equal magnitude but opposite sign separated by a short distance ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electric Dipole

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electric dipole (current term)
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Literary usage of Electric dipole

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Preliminary measurements of the Stark effect place the permanent electric dipole moment near 1.6 debye. A comparison of the relative intensities between the ..."

2. Galileo, the Tour Guide: A Summary of the Mission to Date edited by Jean H. Aichele (1997)
"An electric dipole antenna (a simple antenna of the form that one often sees ... The electric dipole antenna is mounted at the tip of the magnetometer boom. ..."

3. Electricity and Magnetism by Benjamin Crowell (2002)
"... mass at a given point in space electric dipole an object that has an imbalance between positive charge on one side and negative charge on the other; ..."

4. An Assessment of Potential Health Effects from Exposure to Pave Paws Low by National Research Council (2005)
"P. King, "Comments on 'Propagation of EM Pulses Excited by an electric dipole in a Conducting Medium,'" Trans. IEEE, Vol. AP-43, Jan I995, I19-I20 9. ..."

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