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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)

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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


  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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