magnetic moment

magnetic moment (plural magnetic moments)

  1. (physics) The torque exerted on a magnet within a magnetic field; a vector, being the product of the strength of the magnet and the distance between its poles.
  • French: moment magnétique
  • German: magnetisches Moment
  • Italian: momento magnetico
  • Portuguese: momento magnético
  • Russian: магни́тный моме́нт
  • Spanish: momento magnético

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