gyromagnetic ratio


noun Physics.

the ratio of the magnetic moment of a rotating charged particle to its angular momentum.

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First recorded in 1925–30

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gyromagnetic ratio

noun

physics the ratio of the magnetic moment of a rotating charged particle, such as an electron, to its angular momentum
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