gyromagnetic ratio

noun

Definition of gyromagnetic ratio

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

called also g-factor

First Known Use of gyromagnetic ratio

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Gyromagnetic ratio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gyromagnetic%20ratio. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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