pole piece

noun

Definition of pole piece

1 : a stout harness strap connecting a horse's collar with the pole of a wagon
2 : the ridgepole of a roof
3 [pole entry 4 + piece] : a piece of soft iron at a pole of an electromagnet usually shaped to concentrate or direct the external flux in some desired path

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pole entry 1 + piece

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“Pole piece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pole%20piece. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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