Origin of solenoid
Examples from the Web for solenoid
A current indicator is inserted in the circuit consisting of a solenoid of nine turns.
The electric current for a Hauckhousen lamp was passed through a long coil of solenoid wire.
If you should lose the iron armature No. 64 in solenoid, what could be done to get use of light?The Traveling Engineers' Association|Anonymous
The first sad thing was to learn that the solenoid M1537 was as good as new.The Trouble with Telstar|John Berryman
It was also, the writer believes, built on the solenoid principle.The Invention of the Track Circuit|American Railway Association
British Dictionary definitions for solenoid
Word Origin for solenoid
Word Origin and History for solenoid
"coil of insulated wire carrying an electrical current and having magnetic properties," 1827, from French solénoïde, from Greek solenoeides "pipe-shaped," from solen "pipe, channel" + comb. form of eidos "form, shape" (see -oid). Related: Solenoidal.