The Standard Electrical Dictionary
Magnet, Portative Power of
The power of sustaining a weight by attraction of its armature possessed by a magnet. In general terms the adherence of the armature of a magnet to the pole varies with the square of the number of lines of force which pass through the point of contact. Hence an increased adherence of the armature to a horseshoe electro-magnet is sometimes obtained by diminishing the area of contact of one pole which concentrates the lines of force. Steel magnets were frequently made with rounded ends to increase the portative power.
The numerical value of magnet, portative power of in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of magnet, portative power of in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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