Associations to the word «Dipole»

Wiktionary

DIPOLE, noun. (physics) any object (such as a magnet, polar molecule or antenna) that is oppositely charged at two points (or poles)
DIPOLE, noun. (chemistry) any molecule or radical that has delocalised positive and negative charges
DIPOLE, noun. (radio) a dipole antenna
DIPOLE ANTENNA, noun. (radio) An antenna with a single, linear element, driven from the centre.
DIPOLE MOMENT, noun. The vector product of the charge on either pole of a dipole and the distance separating them
DIPOLE WAVE, noun. (physics) Any wave (electromagnetic, gravitational etc.) caused by transitions in a dipole
DIPOLE WAVES, noun. Plural of dipole wave

Dictionary definition

DIPOLE, noun. A pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles separated by a small distance.
DIPOLE, noun. An aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope