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  1. L-shell

    The L-shell, L-value, or McIlwain L-parameter is a parameter describing a particular set of planetary magnetic field lines. Colloquially, L-value often describes the set of magnetic field lines which cross the Earth's magnetic equator at a number of Earth-radii equal to the L-value. For example, "" describes the set of the Earth's magnetic field lines which cross the Earth's magnetic equator two earth radii from the center of the Earth. L-shell parameters can also describe the magnetic fields of other planets. In such cases, the parameter is renormalized for that planet's radius and magnetic field model. Although L-value is formally defined in terms of the Earth's true instantaneous magnetic field, it is often used to give a general picture of magnetic phenomena near the Earth, in which case it can be approximated using the dipole model of the Earth's magnetic field.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of l-shell in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of l-shell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

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    It’s a big empty shell.

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  4. Larry Wall:

    It is easier to port a shell than a shell script.

  5. Anonymous:

    Shell to DOS... Come in DOS, do you copy Shell to DOS...

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