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Noun1.negative pole - the terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative platenegative pole - the terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative plate
terminal, pole - a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
2.negative pole - the pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely
magnetic pole, pole - one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
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A third receptacle, placed above the second one, and of double its capacity, receives the hydrogen passing into it by the negative pole.
Everything in nature is bipolar, or has a positive and negative pole. There is a male and a female, a spirit and a fact, a north and a south.
When working with electric charge, it is easy to separate the positive and negative poles. The negatively charged electron represents a negative pole, the positively charged proton is the opposite (positive) pole, and each one is an individual particle that can be separated from the other.
where [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is the component which has negative poles of the complex variable j[omega] and can be realized physically, [{[S.sub.[bar.M]]([omega])/[psi](-j[omega])}.sup.-] is the component which has positive poles of the complex variable j[omega] and can not be realized physically.
With direct current, the flow of the electric charge is in only one direction, in AC the charge constantly changes direction, moving between positive and negative poles, as the current flows along a circuit.
(3) Because of the difference between corona onset electric fields of the positive and negative poles, the absolute value of the electric field strength under the negative pole of the experimental lines is larger than that under the corresponding positive pole.
This is exactly what happens when an electric current is passed through positive and negative poles (anode and cathode) through an electrolyte solution.
As she shows, the republican ideology on American soil oscillated as much between positive and negative poles as did its antecedents in classical thought, in J.P.
The skepticism and irony given form in these films defy the clearly positive and negative poles of earlier portrayals, creating a range of complex, and often contradictory, cinematic depictions of science and technology in the latter half of the twentieth century.