Dipole definition

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(chem.) A polar molecule in which the centers of positive and negative charge are separated.
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A radio or television antenna that is a single linear conductor (commonly equal in length to one half the wavelength at the frequency employed) separated at the center as by a transmission line feed.
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A pair of electric charges or magnetic poles, of equal magnitude but of opposite sign or polarity, separated by a small distance.
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A molecule having two such charges or poles.
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An antenna consisting of two rods of equal length extending outward in a straight line. Dipole antennas are usually used for frequencies below 30 megahertz.
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(physics) Any object (such as a magnet, polar molecule or antenna) that is oppositely charged at two points (poles)
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(chemistry) Any molecule or radical that has delocalised positive and negative charges.
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(radio) A dipole antenna.
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(physics) A pair of separated electric charges or magnetic poles, of equal magnitude but of opposite sign or polarity.
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(chemistry) A molecule having two such charges or poles.
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(electronics) An antenna, usually fed from the center, consisting of two equal rods extending outward in a straight line.
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(physics) Any system having two equal but opposite electric charges or magnetic poles separated by a very small distance.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dipole
Plural:
dipoles

Origin of dipole

  • From di- +‎ pole.

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