Definition of Negative pole

1. Noun. The terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative plate.

Generic synonyms: Pole, Terminal

2. Noun. The pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely.
Exact synonyms: Negative Magnetic Pole, South-seeking Pole
Generic synonyms: Magnetic Pole, Pole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Negative Pole

negative focal length
negative growth
negative ice
negative identification
negative image
negative income tax
negative indexing
negative interference
negative lens
negative logic
negative magnetic pole
negative meniscus
negative muon
negative phase
negative pledge
negative pole (current term)
negative pressure
negative pressures
negative proof
negative proofs
negative regulation
negative reinforcement
negative reinforcer
negative reinforcing stimulus
negative scotoma
negative sense
negative side waterproofing
negative space
negative spaces
negative stain

Literary usage of Negative pole

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"The fact that the image in many cases is very much reduced in size, shows, indeed, that the cloud, or other body serving as the negative pole, is much more ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In other words, the nerve near the negative pole is more excitable than In the normal ... It lia* been ascertained that near the negative pole the rate of ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1839)
"The sciatic nerve was now insulated upon the handle of the knife, and the negative pole brought in contact with it. The effects were not so strong, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In other word», the nerve near the negative pole is more excitable than ш the normal ... It has been ascertained that near the negative pole the rat« of ..."

5. The Electrical Engineer (1891)
"... protected all but the point by a thick coating of glass, is brought into the centre of the molecular stream in front of the negative pole, A, ..."

6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1856)
"The patient being in the bath, one end of the bath is put in contact with the negative pole of the battery by means of a binding screw, and he is made to ..."

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