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unit magnetic pole

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noun Physics.
  1. the unit of magnetic pole strength equal to the strength of a magnetic pole that repels a similar pole with a force of one dyne, the two poles being placed in a vacuum and separated by a distance of one centimeter.
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Origin of unit magnetic pole

First recorded in 1885–90
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unit magnetic pole

noun
  1. the strength of a magnetic pole that will repel a similar pole 1 centimetre distant from it, in a vacuum, with a force of 1 dyne
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