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1. (General Physics) a magnetic pole considered in isolation
2. (General Physics) Also called: magnetic monopole a hypothetical elementary particle postulated in certain theories of particle physics to exist as an isolated north or south magnetic pole
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a hypothetical heavy subatomic particle with an isolated magnetic north or south pole.
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