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 (such 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

dipolar

play \ˈdī-ˌpō-lər, ˌdī-ˈpō-\ adjective

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dipole

noun di·pole \ ˈdī-ˌpōl \

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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