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di·pole

 (dī′pōl′)
n.
1. Physics A pair of separated electric charges or magnetic poles, of equal magnitude but of opposite sign or polarity.
2. Chemistry A molecule having two such charges or poles.
3. Electronics An antenna, usually fed from the center, consisting of two equal rods extending outward in a straight line.

di·po′lar adj.

dipole

(ˈdaɪˌpəʊl)
n
1. (General Physics) two electric charges or magnetic poles that have equal magnitudes but opposite signs and are separated by a small distance
2. (General Physics) a molecule in which the centre of positive charge does not coincide with the centre of negative charge
3. (Telecommunications) Also called: dipole aerial a directional radio or television aerial consisting of two equal lengths of metal wire or rods, with a connecting wire fixed between them in the form of a T
diˈpolar adj

di•pole

(ˈdaɪˌpoʊl)

n.
1. a pair of electric charges or magnetic poles of equal magnitude and opposite sign, set a finite distance apart.
2. a polar molecule.
3. Also called di′pole anten′na. an antenna of a transmitter or receiving set consisting of two equal rods extending in opposite direction from the connection to the lead-in wire.
[1910–15]
di•po′lar, adj.

di·pole

(dī′pōl′)
1. A pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles, separated by a small distance.
2. A molecule having two such charges or poles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dipole - a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles separated by a small distance
couple - (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
electric dipole, electric doublet - a dipole with equal and opposite electric charges
magnetic dipole - a dipole with opposing magnetic poles
2.dipole - an aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
antenna, transmitting aerial, aerial - an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
Translations
dipól

dipole

[ˈdaɪˌpəʊl] N
1. (Elec) → dipolo m
2. (TV, Rad) (also dipole aerial) → antena f dipolar, dipolar f

dipole

nDipol m

dipole

[ˈdaɪˌpəʊl] (Elec) ndipolo
dipole aerial → antenna a dipolo
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