a slender magnet suspended in a magnetic compass on a mounting with little friction; used to indicate the direction of the earth's magnetic pole
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A magnet with a cup or small depression at its centre and poised upon a sharp pin so as to be free to rotate or oscillate in a horizontal plane. The cup is often made of agate. Left free to take any position, it places its magnetic axis in the magnetic meridian.
The numerical value of magnetic needle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of magnetic needle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Images & Illustrations of magnetic needle
Find a translation for the magnetic needle definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these magnetic needle definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"magnetic needle." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 28 Jun 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/magnetic needle>.