dipole moment

- noun the product of two
__equal__and opposite magnetic poles or electric charges that are a short distance__apart__

- For a
__dipole__(1), the product of the magnitude of one of the charges, and the distance between the centers of the charges. May be expressed in coulomb-meters or__abcoulomb__-centimeters. Also called electric dipole moment, or electric moment. - For a
__magnet__placed in a__magnetic field__, the maximum torque experienced by the magnet divided by the magnitude of the__magnetic____field__acting on said magnet. May be expressed in joules/__tesla__. Also called magnetic dipole moment, or__magnetic moment__.

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