Definitions for magnetic pole

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

magnet′ic pole′(n.)

  1. the region of a magnet toward which the lines of magnetic induction converge

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

    Ref: ( south pole 4 ); ( north pole 4 ).

  2. either of the two points on the earth's surface where the dipping needle of a compass stands vertical, one in the arctic, the other in the antarctic.

    Category: Geography (terms)

Origin of magnetic pole:

1695–1705

Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnetic pole(noun)

    either of two points where the lines of force of the Earth's magnetic field are vertical

  2. pole, magnetic pole(noun)

    one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated

Wiktionary

  1. magnetic pole(Noun)

    One of the two ends of a magnet.

  2. magnetic pole(Noun)

    One of the two locations on a planet's surface at which the planet's magnetic field lines are vertical.

  3. magnetic pole(Noun)

    Out of the north and south pole,south is the magnetic pole.

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