[ soh-luh-noid-l, sol-uh- ]
/ ˌsoʊ ləˈnɔɪd l, ˌsɒl ə- /
of or relating to a solenoid.
Mathematics. (of a vector or vector function) having divergence equal to zero.
Related formsso·le·noi·dal·ly, adverb
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(γ) The solenoidal distribution of C and B, and in a dielectric that of D.
A solenoidal distribution of a vector is one corresponding to that of the velocity in an incompressible fluid.