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dipole

noun di·pole \ˈdī-ˌpōl\

Definition of DIPOLE

1
a :  a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles of opposite sign separated especially by a small distance
b :  a body or system (as a molecule) having such charges or poles
2
:  a radio antenna consisting of two horizontal rods in line with each other with their ends slightly separated
di·po·lar \ˈdī-ˌpō-lər, ˌdī-ˈpō-\ adjective

Origin of DIPOLE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1912

dipole

noun di·pole \ˈdī-ˌpōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIPOLE

1
:  a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles of opposite sign separated by a small distance
2
:  a body or system (as a molecule) having such charges

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