gyromagnetic ratio

noun

: the ratio of the magnetic moment of a spinning charged particle to its angular momentum

called also g-factor

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gyromagnetic ratio was in 1922

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“Gyromagnetic ratio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gyromagnetic%20ratio. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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