a piece of magnetic material at a pole of a permanent magnet or of an electromagnet, shaped to control the magnetic flux distribution in the vicinity of the pole.
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How to use pole piece in a sentence
It forms twenty-nine turns in each section, and the direction of winding changes at each passage in front of a pole piece.
The effort of this increase is to narrow the gap between the armature and pole piece.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1 | Kempster Miller
As a result it was difficult to maintain a permanent adjustment between the pole piece and the diaphragm.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1 | Kempster Miller
By this means a slight tendency is given to swing the armature toward the pole-piece m' of the main magnet.The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla | Thomas Commerford Martin
Look at that devil Dan,—see how he 's bearing on the pole-piece!Sir Jasper Carew | Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for pole piece
electrical engineering a piece of ferromagnetic material forming an extension of the magnetic circuit in an electric motor, etc, used to concentrate the magnetic field where it will be most effective
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