Definition of Biot–Savart in US English:

Biot–Savart

noun

Physics
  • Attributive, in the genitive, and with of. Designating the law that the magnetic flux density near a long straight conductor is inversely proportional to the distance from the conductor and directly proportional to the current in the conductor. Also (attributive): of or relating to this law.

Origin

Late 19th century. From the names of Jean-Baptiste Biot and Félix Savart, French scientists, who discovered the law.

Pronunciation

Biot–Savart

/ˌbiːəʊ səˈvɑː/