Definition of transverse magnet in US English:

transverse magnet

noun

  • A magnet with poles at the sides and not the ends.

    • ‘The transverse magnets facilitate the forming of a continuous magnetic flux path through the transverse magnet and immediate adjacent N and S magnets.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
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