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

First Known Use of gyrofrequency

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Gyrofrequency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gyrofrequency. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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