negative pole

Primary Meanings of negative pole

1.
n
the pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely
2.
n
the terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative plate
Full Definitions of negative pole
1

n the pole of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is suspended freely

Synonyms:
negative magnetic pole, south-seeking pole
Type of:
magnetic pole, pole
one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
2

n the terminal of a battery that is connected to the negative plate

Type of:
pole, terminal
a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves

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