dipole

Definitions of dipole
  1. noun
    an aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
    synonyms: dipole antenna
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    type of:
    aerial, antenna, transmitting aerial
    an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
  2. noun
    a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles separated by a small distance
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    types:
    electric dipole, electric doublet
    a dipole with equal and opposite electric charges
    magnetic dipole
    a dipole with opposing magnetic poles
    type of:
    couple
    (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
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