electromagnetic moment

noun

a measure of the magnetic strength of a magnet or current-carrying coil, expressed as the torque produced when the magnet or coil is set with its axis perpendicular to unit magnetic flux density. It is measured in ampere metres squaredSymbol: m Also called: magnetic moment Compare magnetic dipole moment

Nearby words

  1. electromagnetic,
  2. electromagnetic field,
  3. electromagnetic force,
  4. electromagnetic induction,
  5. electromagnetic interaction,
  6. electromagnetic pulse,
  7. electromagnetic pump,
  8. electromagnetic radiation,
  9. electromagnetic spectrum,
  10. electromagnetic tape

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