gyrofrequency

noun
gy·​ro·​fre·​quen·​cy | \ ˈjī-rō-ˌfrē-kwən(t)-sē How to pronounce gyrofrequency (audio) \

Definition of gyrofrequency

: the frequency with which a charged particle (such as an electron) executes spiral gyrations in moving obliquely across a magnetic field

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1938, in the meaning defined above

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