Definition of Moment of a magnet

1. Noun. The torque exerted on a magnet or dipole when it is placed in a magnetic field.

Exact synonyms: Magnetic Moment
Generic synonyms: Torque, Torsion



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Literary usage of Moment of a magnet

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1. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk ( Maxwell (1873)
"the magnetic moment of a magnet, and H, the intensity of the horizontal component of terrestrial magnetism. This is generally done by combining the results ..."

2. Practical Physics by Richard Glazebrook, W. N. Shaw (1893)
"DEFINITION OF MAGNETIC moment of a magnet.— The product of the strength of either pole into the distance between the poles, is called the magnetic moment of ..."

3. Practical Physics by Richard Glazebrook, Napier Shaw (1894)
"DEFINITION OF MAGNETIC moment of a magnet.— The product of the strength of either pole into the distance between the poles, is called the magnetic moment of ..."

4. A Treatise on Electricity by Frederick Bernard Pidduck (1916)
"Measurement of the horizontal magnetic force of the earth, and the moment of a magnet. PART I. Measurement of M/H. The magnetometer is set up in its normal ..."

5. An Introduction to the Theory of Electricity: With Numerous Examples by Linnaeus Cumming (1885)
"We add here the definition of the Moment of a Magnet, a term we shall have often ... moment of a magnet is the product of the strength of either pole by the ..."

6. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1896)
"In representing the moment of a magnet by a straight line it is to be understood that the length of the line is proportional to the moment, ..."

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