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A magnet with poles at the sides and not the ends.
lodestone, magnetiteView synonyms
- ‘This resulted in small but noticeable (few microns) hysteresis in transverse magnet adjustments.’
- ‘Between 2002 and 2005 a transverse magnet was installed around the target cell in order to achieve a transversely polarized proton target.’
- ‘The transverse magnets facilitate the forming of a continuous magnetic flux path through the transverse magnet and immediate adjacent N and S magnets.’
- ‘In classes were magnets are allowed, only the original single magnet is permitted - Carrera cars must have the fixed transverse magnet removed and run with just the adjustable magnet.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.