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homopolar

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adjective ho·mo·po·lar \ˌhō-mə-ˈpō-lər, ˌhä-\

Definition of homopolar

  1. 1 of a motor or generator :  using or producing direct current without the use of commutators

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a union of atoms of like polarity :  nonionic



1896

First Known Use of homopolar

1896


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