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Princeton's WordNet

  1. positive pole, positive magnetic pole, north-seeking polenoun

    the pole of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet is suspended freely


  1. north-seeking polenoun

    The positive pole of a magnetic dipole, which seeks geographic north.


  1. north-seeking pole

    The north-seeking pole, also known as the north pole, is the point on a magnet that, when freely suspended, will orient itself and point toward the Earth's North Magnetic Pole. It is named this way because it seeks or points to the geographic north. It should not be confused with the Earth's North Magnetic Pole, which has "south-seeking" polarity.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. North-seeking Pole

    The pole of a magnet which tends to point to the north; the north pole of a magnet.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of north-seeking pole in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of north-seeking pole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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