Associations to the word «Quadrupole»


QUADRUPOLE, noun. (physics) A distribution of either electric charge or magnetization equivalent to two dipoles that point in opposite directions.
QUADRUPOLE, noun. (physics) A magnet with two north poles and two south poles, used to focus a beam of particles.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King