Simple Definition of magnetic pole
: an area near either the North or South Pole of the Earth toward which the needle of a compass points
: either one of the two ends of a magnet
Full Definition of magnetic pole
1 : either of two small regions which are located respectively in the polar areas of the northern and southern hemispheres and toward which a compass needle points from any direction throughout adjacent regions; also : either of two comparable regions on a celestial body
2 : either of the poles of a magnet
First Known Use of magnetic pole
MAGNETIC POLE Defined for Kids
Definition of magnetic pole
1 : either of the poles of a magnet
2 : either of two small regions of the earth which are located near the north and south poles and toward which a compass needle points
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