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magnetic moment

n.
The product of the pole strength of a magnet and the distance between the poles.
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magnetic moment

n
(General Physics) short for magnetic dipole moment, electromagnetic moment
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magnet′ic mo′ment


n.
the product of the strength of either magnetic pole of a dipole and the distance between the poles.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.magnetic moment - the torque exerted on a magnet or dipole when it is placed in a magnetic fieldmagnetic moment - the torque exerted on a magnet or dipole when it is placed in a magnetic field
torque, torsion - a twisting force
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However, we are not interested in the real orientation of the magnetic moment vector in this case, so there is no need to calculate for R, which would further complicate the problem.
[theta] is the rotation angle from the magnetic moment vector toward the X-Y plane, and [phi] is the rotation angle from the positive X-axis in the X-Y plane.