bar magnet

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: magnet - a magnet in the form of a bar with magnetic poles at each endbar magnet - a magnet in the form of a bar with magnetic poles at each end
magnet - (physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
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In general Earth's magnetic field is getting weaker, leading scientists to say that it will eventually flip, where north and south pole changes polarity, like a bar magnet flipping over.
As you can see, there is no bar magnet inside the Earth generating the magnetic field.
Examples of this include an illustration of the magnetic field of a bar magnet in a telegraphone and an illustration of how early cameras projected an image through a pinhole aperture.
Swansea Council has now been forced to fit a large bar magnet on its off-road sweeping vehicle to pick up the drawing pins.
Solenoid is a long straight coil of wire that can be used to generate a nearly uniform magnetic field similar to that of a bar magnet (Fig.
Using a common dipolar magnet and compass, younger students can explore an analogy between the process of magnetic resonance and the mechanical motion of compass needles induced by a bar magnet. In this analogy, Earth's magnetic field represents the current of the MRI magnet, the compass needle symbolizes the vector of a hydrogen proton, and the dipolar magnet represents the effects of a radio pulse.
In the first activity, students drop a ceramic bar magnet on the floor to break it in half and then into smaller pieces.
In fact, we think it happens every 22 years as part of the Sun's major activity cycle, with the North and South Poles of the Sun's "bar magnet" swapping ends and the magnetic fields associated with them causing an increase in solar activity.
The Sun's magnetic field is like a bar magnet, generated as charged particles inside the Sun circulate like water boiling inside a spherical pot.
The Earth's magnetic field is similar to that of a bar magnet tilted 11[degrees] from the spin axis of the planet.
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They calculated that the bar magnet made the stem cells 6 times more abundant in the tail.