Bloch wall

noun
\ˈbläk-, ˈblȯḵ-\

Definition of Bloch wall 

: the boundary between two domains in a magnetic material marked by a layer wherein the direction of magnetization is assumed to change gradually from one domain to the other

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Bloch wall

after Felix Bloch, born 1905 Swiss-American physicist

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Bloch wall

Share Bloch wall

Dictionary Entries near Bloch wall

bloc

blocage

Bloch

Bloch wall

block

Block

blockade

Statistics for Bloch wall

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Bloch wall

What made you want to look up Bloch wall? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

noxious or harmful

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a-traditional-thanksgiving-dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!