gyromagnetic

[ jahy-roh-mag-net-ik ]
/ ˌdʒaɪ roʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to the magnetic properties of a rotating charged particle.

Nearby words

  1. gyrocompass,
  2. gyrocopter,
  3. gyrodyne,
  4. gyrofrequency,
  5. gyroidal,
  6. gyromagnetic ratio,
  7. gyromancy,
  8. gyron,
  9. gyronny,
  10. gyropilot

Origin of gyromagnetic

First recorded in 1920–25; gyro- + magnetic

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British Dictionary definitions for gyromagnetic

gyromagnetic

/ (ˌdʒaɪrəʊmæɡˈnɛtɪk) /

adjective

of or caused by magnetic properties resulting from the spin of a charged particle, such as an electron
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