adjective po·loi·dal \pōˈlȯidəl\

Definition of poloidal

  1. :  relating to or being a magnetic field that extends between the poles of a magnetic body (such as the earth) into surrounding space

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Origin and Etymology of poloidal

4pole + -oid + -al

First Known Use: 1946

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a brief usually trivial fact

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