magnetic pole

Definitions of magnetic pole
1

n either of two points where the lines of force of the Earth's magnetic field are vertical

Type of:
geographic point, geographical point
a point on the surface of the Earth

n one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated

Synonyms:
pole
Types:
negative magnetic pole, negative pole, south-seeking pole
the pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely
north-seeking pole, positive magnetic pole, positive pole
the pole of a magnet that points toward the north when the magnet is suspended freely
Type of:
end, terminal
either extremity of something that has length

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